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Pico de Gallo (Fresh Salsa)

If you’ve ever been to a Mexican restaurant in North America, you will normally get at bowl of pico de gallo and corn chips to munch on as you look … Continue reading

November 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Chicken Burgers

Every so often, I get a hankering for a burger.  Now though, it tends to be without the bun.  This recipe is a chicken version using the same technique for … Continue reading

October 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Asian-Style Steamed Fish with Asian Greens and Broccoli

One of my favourite fish dishes is a steamed fish with ginger, spring onion and soy sauce.  While you can also do this with a whole fish (and the fresher, … Continue reading

October 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mexican-Style Chicken Stew

Here’s a quick dish that I used to make on the stove, which I’ve converted for the Thermomix.  It’s a versatile dish that can be eaten on its own or … Continue reading

September 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Quinoa Porridge with Apples and Cinnamon

I’ve never tried a quinoa porridge before so I thought I’d give it a go.  I had a bit of a look around to see what was out there.  This … Continue reading

September 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mini Zucchini, Corn and Cheese Frittatas

Got a few eggs to get rid off?  Here’s a new frittata recipe – this time I’ve gone with zucchini, corn and cheese for the filling. Makes 12 Ingredients 3 … Continue reading

August 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cauliflower and Cannellini Bean Soup

This is a great way to use up cauliflower – I’ve added cannellini beans to the soup to make it a more substantial meal.  The Thermomix makes cooking this soup … Continue reading

July 21, 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 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

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

Broccoli and Potato Soup

My parents used to own a sandwich store in a busy downtown office building.  We used to hang out there over the school holidays and I remember a delicious cream … Continue reading

May 19, 2013 · 3 Comments

Simple Stir-Fry

There are no strict rules for stir fry – at least not the way that I make them.  I usually free pour on the marinade so don’t worry about being … Continue reading

May 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Baked Beans

Baked beans are great for breakfast – filling and a serve of vegetables too.  Canned beans are convenient, but full of salt and sugar.  I looked at a lot of … Continue reading

May 12, 2013 · 2 Comments

Crispy Skin Salmon with Cabbage and Onion

Pan-frying the salmon after steaming gives the skin a nice crisp finish while keeping the fish moist.  The cabbage side gives you enough flavor and moisture that you don’t need … Continue reading

May 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Tofu, Eggplant and Pork Mince Stir-Fry

This recipe is a combination of two favourites of mine – ma po tofu and braised eggplant – but without the spice (as the other half can’t take the heat!)  … Continue reading

May 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dry Fried Green Beans

I first remember eating beans cooked this way at Billy Kwong’s restaurant in Surry Hills.  Hers were tossed in a miso sauce, but since I cook these as a side … Continue reading

May 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sweet Potato and Pumpkin Soup

My first attempt at soup in the Thermomix worked out so well, that I thought I’d make another one.  A lot of creamed soup recipes include flour, butter or cream … Continue reading

May 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mini Zucchini and Haloumi Frittatas

Frittatas are great for taking to work for breakfast.  They’re easy to make and look impressive too! Makes 12 Ingredients 3 zucchini, chopped into 3cm pieces 250g haloumi, cut into … Continue reading

May 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

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