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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
























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