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…

Thermomix Basic Cookbook’s Vegetable Stock Paste

If you purchase a Thermomix you will get the Basic Cookbook for free. The Basic Cookbook has a recipe for vegetable stock paste that is full of vegetables and fresh herbs. We add this paste to so many dishes to boost the flavour and it lasts in the fridge for months in a sealed glass…

Five spice duck with mushroom and asian greens

Click here for the original recipe. Ingredients 350g long grain white rice 1 cm piece fresh ginger, peeled 1 garlic clove 1 long red chilli 2 duck breasts, skin on 2 tsp Five Spice Powder 1 pinch sea salt, to taste 1 pinch ground black pepper, to taste 500 g water 2 tsp vegetable stock…

Sesame chilli chicken wings

Original recipe Click here for the original recipe. Serves 4 My version 350g long grain rice Wings 3 cloves garlic 10g fresh ginger 1 red chilli 25g sesame oil 125g tomato paste 60g soy sauce(or tamari for gluten free) 60g honey Sesame seeds to sprinkle 20 small chicken wings (or 16 large ones) Vegetables 4…

Butter chicken

Original recipe Click here for the original recipe. My version Chicken: 800g chicken breast, diced 150g cashews 300g coconut cream 50g honey Bunch of chopped coriander Marinade: ½ tbsp salt ½ tsp chilli powder 1 tsp garam masala 10g ginger 1 garlic clove 15g apple cider vinegar Tomato paste: 2 garlic cloves 10 g ginger…

Homemade pizzas

I’ve always loved pizza, I even used to make them as a teenager when I worked at Pizza Hut. However these days I find take away pizza to be really expensive and I don’t know what ingredients they add or how fresh the dough is. That is why I tend to make homemade pizza these…