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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

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

Stuffed Chicken Thighs (Version 1)

Here is my first attempt at stuffing chicken thighs and cooking them in the Varoma.  I love that the steaming keeps the meat nice and moist and that the stuffing … Continue reading

September 29, 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

Chicken Drumsticks with Eggplant and Lentils

I wanted to come up with a recipe that would make use of the Varoma to cook chicken and a suitable vegetable to go with it.  The eggplant and lentil … Continue reading

August 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Chicken Meatballs with Risoni and Tomato Sauce

My other half is a big fan of risoni so I thought up this recipe to use it.  I’ve reused the meatballs and tomato sauce from a couple of previous … Continue reading

August 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Meal for One: Crispy Skin Salmon with Mushrooms and Brussel Sprouts

It’s hard to go wrong when steaming salmon in the Thermomix – so here’s another recipe with a different accompaniment.  I love brussel sprouts and doing them on the stove … Continue reading

June 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fish Pie

My most memorable fish pie was at Avoca café at the Powerscourt Estate in Ireland.  What I remember was it being packed full of fish and the seeded mustard mash … Continue reading

June 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Chicken Meatballs with Vegetable Ragout

The first time I used the Thermomix to steam meat was for the Vietnamese meatball recipe on the Thermomix Recipe Community.  I’ve used this as inspiration for this Italian-style meatball … Continue reading

May 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Penne and Sausage

When I was in university, the cafeteria made a dish that soon became a favourite – rigatoni and sausage.  In fact, it was my first exposure to that wonderful group … Continue reading

May 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

Steamed Chicken and Sausage Rice

I adapted this recipe for the Thermomix from the book The Food of China: A Journey for Food Lovers by Deh-Ta Hsiung and Nina Simonds.  When I was testing it … Continue reading

May 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Steamed Fish and Vegetables with Dijon and Lemon Sauce

I love steaming fish.  It keeps the fish moist and it’s really difficult to overcook it this way.  The cooking time depends on the thickness of the fish.  The fish … Continue reading

April 28, 2013 · Leave a comment
























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