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Monthly Archives: June, 2013

Meal Planning (w/c June 30, 2013)

In this week’s meal plan, I’ve gone with an old favourite, a usual weekday staple and an experiment.  It’s Canada Day on Monday, so we’ll be out celebrating all things … Continue reading

June 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Chicken Cottage Pie

Cottage pie was one of the first dishes that I learned how to make and it was my occasion dish for many years.  These days, as my cooking repertoire has … Continue reading

June 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Meal Planning (w/c June 23, 2013)

The weather here in Sydney has been cold and miserable so this week’s meal plan is about warm comfort foods.  The old dinner favourites of steak and stir-fry are in … Continue reading

June 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

French Toast

French toast has always been a weekend breakfast for me – until I had the great idea of making it ahead of time and then reheating it in the sandwich … Continue reading

June 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cauliflower Cheese with Kale

Cauliflower cheese has always been one of those guilty pleasures – taking perfectly good cauliflower and topping it with a fatty cheese sauce.  In this recipe, I’ve tried to reduce … Continue reading

June 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Meal Planning (w/c June 17, 2013)

Here’s this week’s meal plan.  I’ve tried a couple of new things in the Thermomix – with varying degrees of success – so please bear with me as I work … Continue reading

June 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Egg, Cheese and Tomato and Red Onion Relish Wrap

I really like the combination of tomatoes and eggs and what better way to eat them than wrapped up with cheese.  The relish is done in the Thermomix and will … Continue reading

June 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Meal for One: Crispy Skin Salmon with Mushrooms and Brussel Sprouts

It’s hard to go wrong when steaming salmon in the Thermomix – so here’s another recipe with a different accompaniment.  I love brussel sprouts and doing them on the stove … Continue reading

June 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Meal Planning (w/c June 10, 2013)

This week’s meal planner is slightly abbreviated as we went away for the long weekend and didn’t get home until late on the Monday night.  We also had something on … Continue reading

June 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Meal for One: Fettuccini with Prawns, Snow Peas and Broccoli

I went through a stage of not eating pasta – because I got sick of tomato-based sauces and I didn’t want to go with a not-so-healthy cream sauces.  Then I … Continue reading

June 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Honey Garlic Chicken Wings (Version 1)

One of my favourite treats.  It’s one that I used to take for granted while living in Canada and before my metabolism slowed after I hit 30!  Turns out that … Continue reading

June 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Meal Planning (w/c June 2, 2013)

We’ve had the busiest weekend and I changed my mind about 3 times deciding what to cook.  In the end, the easiest and quickest things have prevailed!  Next weekend is … Continue reading

June 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cashew Nut Butter (Version 1)

I had a whole lot of cashews in my pantry so I thought I’d try a nut butter in the Thermomix.  There is a recipe for peanut butter in the … Continue reading

June 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fish Pie

My most memorable fish pie was at Avoca café at the Powerscourt Estate in Ireland.  What I remember was it being packed full of fish and the seeded mustard mash … Continue reading

June 2, 2013 · Leave a comment