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Pork with Chimichurri Rub and Lentil Gravy

Sometimes a recipe idea just works and this one falls into that category. Pork steaks are topped with a mix of dried herbs and spices and steamed in the Varoma … Continue reading

January 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

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

Beef and Vegetable Stew (Version 2)

Here’s a new version of the beef and vegetable stew with less tomato and a thicker sauce. I’ve also added a few more flavourings with parsley, thyme, Worcestershire sauce and … Continue reading

August 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Chilli Con Carne

Growing up, I was never a big fan of kidney beans and their mushy texture so I have avoided this dish for a long time.  As I’ve started to use … Continue reading

June 9, 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

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

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

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

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

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

Irish Stew

Despite spending a bit of time in Ireland, I’ve never actually eaten a lot of Irish stew (and definitely, have never cooked it) – but as I was thinking about … Continue reading

January 5, 2014 · 3 Comments

Lasagna (Version 1)

This is my first attempt at lasagna using the Thermomix to make the sauce.  I’ve used the bolognaise recipe as the basis for this lasagna, but I’ve found that while … Continue reading

November 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

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

Sausages with Cauliflower and White Bean Purée and Peas

Here’s a great all-in-one dish.  Everything is cooked in the Varoma and then the purée is finished in the bowl while the sausages and peas finish cooking.  If you don’t … Continue reading

September 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pulled Pork

With the Thermomix, you can make pulled pork in a shorter time than doing it in a slow cooker or an oven.  This recipe is based on one that I … Continue reading

September 8, 2013 · 18 Comments

Beef Rendang

This recipe is based on the one in the Thermomix Everyday Cookbook.  I’ve modified it by reducing the amount of liquid and changed some of the ingredients.  A quick google … Continue reading

August 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pork, Spinach and Pine Nut Parcels

I love the crispness of filo pastry and biting into whatever delicious goodness is wrapped inside – but layering multiple sheets on top of each other always seems like hard … Continue reading

July 7, 2013 · Leave a comment