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Chicken Enchiladas

The Thermomix can play a big or a small part in preparing a meal. In this recipe, I’ve used it to make the sauce and steam the chicken. Get an … Continue reading

March 13, 2016 · 4 Comments

Moroccan-Inspired Lamb Stew

I went through many iterations of this recipe to get it right – much to the delight of my other half who has loved each attempt! Steaming the eggplant and … Continue reading

May 3, 2015 · 1 Comment

Chicken, Sweet Corn and Egg Soup

I was sick this week, so I decided I’d try a chicken soup. Chicken and sweet corn soup is one of those great comfort dishes and I’ve gone slightly Asian-style … Continue reading

June 22, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pork and Vegetable Dumplings

Dumplings have become a holiday tradition in our family and I usually end up making a couple of batches at the start of the holidays.  They freeze well so the … Continue reading

January 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Steamed Chicken with Mushroom Rice, Peas and Broccoli

I’ve had the idea for this recipe in my head for a while now and finally got a chance to put it down on paper.  This is an easy, all-in-one … Continue reading

December 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Japanese Chicken Curry (Version 2)

Here’s an updated version of the Japanese chicken curry recipe.  To make the sauce smoother than the original, the sauce ingredients have been processed for longer and at higher speeds. … Continue reading

November 3, 2013 · 6 Comments

Beef and Vegetable Stew

I remember having an “aha” moment when I realized that tomatoes are the key to a rich beef gravy in a stew.  In this recipe, I’ve packed in lots of … Continue reading

November 3, 2013 · 2 Comments

Steamed Chicken with Ginger, Spring Onions and Oyster Sauce

It’s actually the sauce that makes this dish – with the chicken being the vehicle for absorbing the flavor.  Traditionally, the chicken would be cooked whole and chopped into pieces … Continue reading

October 28, 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

Irish Brown Bread

A friend of mine introduced me to Irish brown bread.  In one of his jobs, he had to bake six loaves a day so he could make it without a … Continue reading

October 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Spaghetti Bolognaise (Version 2)

I’ve managed to get much more flavor out of version 2 of the spaghetti bolognaise recipe.  Sweating out the onions and garlic and then cooking the meat first have made … Continue reading

October 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Steamed Prawn Dumplings

The recipe makes some lovely soft pillows of prawn goodness!  This time, I’ve steamed the dumplings in the Varoma and served with a dipping sauce.  Next time, I’d like to … Continue reading

October 7, 2013 · Leave a comment