Chicken Pad Thai

Ingredients 2 Eggs & a splash of milk 500 grams chicken breast diced Splash of soy sauce 200g pad thai noodles 1 brown onion 2 cloves garlic 10g coriander 1 chilli 35 grams peanut oil For garnish Bean sprouts Peanuts 1 carrot grated Sauce 20 grams chilli tomato sauce 20 grams soy sauce 30 grams…

Chinese pork spare ribs

Ingredients 2 pork rib racks (with 10 ribs per rack) 40 g olive oil 1 onion, cut in half 30 g tomato paste 30 g soy sauce 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar 40 g Maple syrup 1 cm piece of ginger Method Preheat the oven to 200°C and line a tray with baking paper Place…

Easy Thermomix Chilli

Ingredients 1 brown onion, halved 2 cloves garlic 1 red capsicum, quartered 20 grams olive oil 1 tablespoon ground cumin 2 teaspoons Ground Coriander 2 teaspoons sweet paprika, ground pinch dried chilli flakes 500 grams Beef mince 400g can kidney beans, rinsed, drained 400g can tomato soup Guacamole 1 avocado Juice of 1 lime Salt…

Shakshuka (North African dish)

Ingredients 1 teaspoon paprika, smoked or sweet 1 teaspoon caraway seeds, crushed 1 teaspoon cumin seeds, crushed 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 3 Garlic cloves, peeled (whole) 1 medium onion, peeled & halved 30g olive oil 500 g ripe tomatoes, diced 30 g tomato paste 10 g honey 1 teaspoon cider vinegar 1 tin of borlotti beans,…

Baked piri-piri fish with crushed potatoes

Ingredients 600g small new potatoes 2 red peppers, cut into chunky pieces Olive oil Salt, pepper and dried herbs like thyme for seasoning 4 large fillets of white fish, skinless and boneless Salad leaves Lemon wedges Piri-piri sauce 6 hot pickled Peppadew peppers 1 tsp chilli flakes 2 garlic cloves Juice and zest of 1…

Mushroom risotto with blue cheese and pear salad

Risotto 1 eschallot or 1/2 brown onion 40g butter 40g olive oil 320g risotto rice 60g dry white wine 1-2 tbsp vegetable stock paste 250g portobello mushrooms (large ones) 720g water Parmesan cheese Risotto method Follow recipe on the Thermomix Basic Cookbook chip   Salad 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon…

Blue cheese and pear salad

This recipe is adapted from here and makes a perfect side salad for pasta. We purchased fresh mushroom ravioli and aubergine sauce to accompany the salad. It was absolutely delicious!! Ingredients 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon honey 1 teaspoon of Dijon mustard Salt and pepper Baby spinach leaves 2 ripe…

Sweet potato rosti salad with pork chops

    This dish is adapted from a Jamie Oliver recipe and turned into a main meal. The different ingredients and flavours seem odd but all together are really delicious. Ingredients 600g sweet potato 3 carrots ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard Juice of ½ a lemon Olive oil 100g frozen peas 100g baby spinach 4 large…

Indian Spiced Chicken Thigh

  A fair number of recipes I end up modifying just for our personal tastes and cooking style, also modifying them to utilise our Thermomix. However this Jamie Oliver recipe is so good, I would probably cook it again as per the original recipe except for the spices as I couldn’t find curry leaves and…

Bits and pieces dinners #1: Sausages and mash

I’m not sure why but I really enjoy dinners comprised of a whole bunch of different little dishes. Maybe because you get to try all sorts of different things without the flavours becoming boring. That is why I wanted to do a series on bits and pieces dinners and the first one is a sausages…