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Meal Planning (w/c June 1, 2014)

This week’s menu includes the most popular recipe on the site with over 1,900 views(!)  – pulled pork.  I’ve posted last week’s cottage pie recipe and I’ve also drafted a … Continue reading

June 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cottage Pie

I’ve finally gotten around to coming up with a Thermomix version for a cottage pie. This is a traditional beef one – but with sweet potato as a topping and … Continue reading

June 1, 2014 · 6 Comments

Meal Planning (w/c May 25, 2014)

Despite the warm weather we’ve been having lately, winter is well on its way so this week’s meal plan is full of comfort food favourites. Last week’s potato bake recipe … Continue reading

May 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sweet Potato Bake

The act of baking potatoes with cheese is actually a more varied topic than you might think. The humble potato bake is also known as scalloped potatoes, potato gratin, gratin … Continue reading

May 25, 2014 · 2 Comments

Meal Planning (w/c May 18, 2014)

After some time off, I decided to ease my way back into things this week. The new recipe this week is a tomato, bacon and lentil soup and I’m going … Continue reading

May 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tomato, Bacon and Lentil Soup

One of our grocery chains does a tomato, bacon and lentil soup that we love, so I thought I’d try and recreate it in the Thermomix.  This is a filling … Continue reading

May 18, 2014 · 4 Comments

Meal Planning (w/c April 13, 2014)

I managed to catch my other half’s cold so this week’s menu is focused on quick and easy cooking.  I have posted last week’s pizza dough recipe and I’ve also … Continue reading

April 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Flourless Date Muffins

This originally started off as a recipe for sticky date puddings.  However, I found that the puddings actually make a great muffin for breakfast or as a snack in the … Continue reading

April 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Caramel Sauce

This caramel sauce uses honey instead of sugar to make it slightly healthier than the traditional alternatives. This recipe has been adapted for the Thermomix from the recipe on the … Continue reading

April 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Wholewheat Pizza Dough

Homemade pizza is easy with the Thermomix – and you can increase the nutritional value with the addition of whole wheat grains.  This recipe modifies the pizza dough recipe in … Continue reading

April 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Meal Planning (w/c April 6, 2014)

We spent a week entertaining visitors and we got to try some new places that I’m looking forward to drawing inspiration from in the future.  This week though, I’ve gone … Continue reading

April 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Chicken Drumsticks with Mushroom Sauce and Steamed Vegetables

The chicken drumsticks with eggplant and lentils recipe is a favourite of ours and I wanted to come up something else that I could do with drumsticks.  Chicken and mushrooms … Continue reading

April 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Meal Planning (w/c March 23, 2014)

I had a couple of disasters in the kitchen so I didn’t get to post anything last week.  This week, I’ve posted a recipe for massaman beef curry and I’ve … Continue reading

March 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lasagna (Version 2)

I finally got around to redoing the lasagna recipe with a much drier sauce.  By sweating off the vegetables and by using the basket-on-top-of-the-lid technique, I was able to get … Continue reading

March 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Massaman Beef Curry

Our new Thai takeaway makes an awesome massaman curry which inspired me to try making my own.  After looking at a few recipes online, I adapted the curry paste from … Continue reading

March 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Meal Planning (w/c March 9, 2014)

We’re back – after a very hectic weekend last week!  I’ve got two new recipes – the first is mushrooms on toast for breakfast and the second is the pork … Continue reading

March 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mushrooms on Toast

Sautéing mushrooms is something that can easily be done in a frying pan on the stove, but this is a Thermomix blog, so of course, I had to give it … Continue reading

March 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Pork Chops and Vegetables with Apple Sauce

I’ve never cooked pork chops before – I’ve never really been a fan – but after I did a bit of research, I discovered that steaming is actually a great … Continue reading

March 9, 2014 · 1 Comment

Meal Planning (w/c February 23, 2014)

We had a crazy weekend, so I didn’t get a chance to spend very much time in the kitchen or researching new recipes.  I did manage to post last week’s … Continue reading

February 23, 2014 · Leave a comment