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Penne and Sausage (Version 2)

Here is version 2 of the penne and sausage recipe.  It is drier than the original with one less can of tomatoes which allows for a concentrated tomato flavour after … Continue reading

February 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Meal Planning (w/c February 16, 2014)

This week, I’ve posted a new recipe for falafels and one for a satay sauce made with cashews.  Later on this week, I’m going to redo the penne and sausage … Continue reading

February 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cashew Satay Sauce

The other half made a request for a satay sauce, so I’ve come up with the below recipe.  A quick search of satay sauces revealed lots of different techniques and … Continue reading

February 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Eggplant Falafels with Minted Yoghurt

I’ve been thinking about making falafels in the Thermomix for a while now and I finally got around to putting some thought into how to do it.  I’ve made a … Continue reading

February 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Meal Planning (w/c February 9, 2014)

Last week’s meatball recipe has now been posted here.  I’ve also made a pear and raspberry bread for this week’s snack – the recipe can be found here.  For the … Continue reading

February 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Pork, Spinach and Mushroom Meatballs with Tomato Sauce and Zucchini Ribbons

I wanted a recipe for a non-chicken dish and pork meatballs came to mind.  I’ve used mushrooms instead of breadcrumbs and the spinach adds colour and helps to keep the … Continue reading

February 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Pear and Raspberry Bread

I had some pears in the fridge that I hadn’t eaten and some raspberries in the freezer so I thought I’d try a pear and raspberry bread.  I wanted to … Continue reading

February 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Meal Planning (w/c February 2, 2014)

Last week’s prawn recipe has now been posted here.  This week, I’ve got a new chicken recipe and I’m redoing the pork meatball recipe that I attempted a couple of … Continue reading

February 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Chicken and Vegetable Pie

I’ve been looking for ways to thicken sauces without flour or starch.  This recipe uses onions and cauliflower to make a thick sauce to hold the filling for my pie … Continue reading

February 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lime, Garlic and Chilli Prawns and Vegetables

Welcome to my 101st post! I’m always looking for new things to steam in the Varoma and this time, I’ve chosen prawns.  This is a quick and easy meal to … Continue reading

February 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Meal Planning (w/c January 26, 2014)

It was a long weekend with Australia Day on Sunday, so I’m a bit late with this post.  I’ve posted a couple of new recipes this week – one for … Continue reading

January 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Egg Wrap with Smoked Salmon, Spinach and Tomato

When it comes to breakfast, toast and cereal have never really done it for me – and while a full cooked breakfast with the works is nice for the weekends, … Continue reading

January 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Chicken with Green Bean, Spinach and Cherry Tomato Salad

Here’s a quick salad recipe for a light lunch.  The chicken is steamed in the Varoma after being marinated in garlic and lemon juice.  Green beans are added to the … Continue reading

January 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Meal Planning (w/c January 19, 2014)

This week, I’ve posted a couple of chicken recipes – one from last week and a redo of another one that I tried last year.  I wanted to do something … Continue reading

January 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Stuffed Chicken Thighs (Version 2)

This is an updated version of the stuffed chicken thigh recipe.  I’ve done a couple of things to up the flavours in this dish – first, I cooked down the … Continue reading

January 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Chicken and Vegetables with Miso Pesto

For anyone that’s been following my blog, you’ll see a lot of chicken recipes.  I like using chicken breasts as it’s a lean protein and it’s also easy to prepare … Continue reading

January 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Meal Planning (w/c January 12, 2014)

This week, I’ve got a few new recipes – one breakfast and two mains.  The recipes for the ham, egg and spinach cups and the lentil and vegetable curry have … Continue reading

January 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lentil and Vegetable Curry

Every so often, I feel like making a vegetarian dish.  The trick though is to make one tasty enough that the other half doesn’t realize that there is no meat … Continue reading

January 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ham, Egg and Spinach Cups

When looking for inspiration, browsing the Food and Drink board on Pinterest is one of my favourite things to do.  A few times now, I’ve seen bacon wrapped frittatas (e.g. … Continue reading

January 12, 2014 · Leave a comment
























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