Chicken and mushroom pie

Serves: 4 Ingredients: 1 large sheet of puff pastry Olive oil 600g chicken breast, cut into 2cm cubes 2 large spring onions, diced 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 2 bay leaves Small bunch of fresh thyme, roughly chopped 200g sliced mushrooms 1 heaped tbsp creme fraiche 1 heaped tsp plain flour 1 heaped tsp dijon mustard 300ml…

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…

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…

Lamb meatballs in a sweet tomato sauce

Ingredients 500g minced lamb Dried thyme Small handful of finely chopped parsley 2 tablespoons of grated parmesan cheese Salt and pepper 1 onion, finely chopped 2 cloves of garlic, crushed Olive oil for frying 1 tin of tomatoes 1 tablespoon of tomato puree 1 tablespoon of vegetables stock paste 1 carrot, grated (adds extra hidden…

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…

Grilled steak with mushroom gravy

Ingredients 1 fillet of steak per person 200g mushrooms, sliced 1 packet of organic beef gravy powder OR 500ml beef stock / bone broth Olive oil Serve with: Sweet potato mash (see cookidoo for recipe) Vegetables e.g. broccolini Method Add a little olive oil to a pan on high heat and add the steak when…