Chimichurri steak

Ingredients Steak, seasoned with salt and pepper 1 garlic clove 1 tbsp red wine vinegar Juice of half a lemon 1 punch of flat leaf parsley 3 tbsps olive oil Salt 1/2 tsp chilli flakes Method Heat a pan to medium / high heat and grill the steak until cooked to desired level While the…

Pizza Chicken

Ingredients: 125g fresh mozzarella 50g pizza sauce 50g parmesan cheese Small bunch of fresh basil Tasty cheese 4 chicken breasts Method: Preheat oven to 180°C Add 125g fresh mozzarella, 50g pizza sauce, 50g parmesan cheese and a small bunch of basil to the Thermomix bowl and mix for 30 seconds, speed 7 Cut deep slits…

Thai Beef Salad with Peanut Dressing

Ingredients Beef marinade: 20g peanut oil 1 tsp dried chilli flakes 1 tsp miso paste 20g fish sauce 500g beef (sirloin steaks work well) Peanut dressing: 1cm piece of ginger 1 fresh red chilli 50g peanut butter 20g soy sauce 50g rice wine vinegar 20g honey Salad: 2 carrots cut into match sticks 1 cucumber…

Salmon with ginger and spiced cashews

Ingredients: 1 red chilli 3cm piece of ginger 1 garlic clove 1 spring onion Small handful of coriander 1 tbsp lemon juice 2 tsp honey 1 tbsp soy sauce 2 tbsp olive oil 1/4 tsp ground black pepper 2 tsp chinese five spice 120g raw cashew nuts Pinch of salt Salmon fillets (1 per person…

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 mustard…

Chilli lime pork ribs

The original recipe comes from here. I’ve reduced the amount of honey and usually add more fresh herbs so as to not waste them. Serves 4. Ingredients 5 cloves garlic 3cm piece peeled ginger 2 small chillies or to taste ½ red onion peeled Handful fresh mint leaves Handful fresh coriander leaves 2 tsp coriander…

Pearl barley minestrone soup

Here is the original recipe. Our version is very similar except for a few extra vegetables and crispy bacon. Ingredients 2 carrots 2 celery stick 2 zucchini 1 large garlic clove 1 handful basil 4 bacon rashers (shortcut) optional 2 spring onions sliced 1 tin borlotti beans rinsed and drained 1 tin tomatoes (400g) 700g…

Curried sausages and rice

This recipe was adapted to our tastes and the Thermomix from a recipe my Aunty taught me when I was a kid. It’s a delicious meal that reminds me of my childhood that is very typical of Australian country cooking. Ingredients 350g long grain rice 500g pork sausages 2 tbsps vegetable stock paste 2 bay…

Oven baked lamb chops with tzatziki

Click here for the original tzatziki recipe. Ingredients Chops 8 large lamb chops Dried rosemary Salt to taste Tzatziki 1 garlic clove Half a lemon 1 small lebanese cucumber or 15cm of a telegraph cucumber, grated 130g pouch of Greek Yoghurt (e.g. this one) 1 tablespoon olive oil Pinch salt Sides Salad ingredients – lettuce,…

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…