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…

Vegetarian sausage rolls with salad and chips

This recipe is from the Thermomix Basic Cookbook Ingredients Thermomix Basic Cookbook’s vegetarian sausage roll ingredients Salad ingredients like lettuce, tomato, cucumber, feta Sweet potato chips (or your favourite chips)   Method Get out 2 sheets of puff pastry from the fridge or freezer Make the sausage roll mixture from the Basic Cookbook chip (I…

Bacon and Mushroom Quiche

Ingredients 1 sheet of shortcrust pastry 5 bacon rashers, cut into strips 200g mushrooms, diced 4 springs onions, diced 5 eggs 1/2 cup milk Salt and pepper Grated cheddar cheese Method Preheat your oven to 180 degrees celsius Oil or grease a 23cm pan or quiche/flan tin Line the base and sides of the tin…

Wild rice and vegetable salad

Original recipe Click here for the original recipe. My version 200g wild rice (rinsed) 1000g water 400g sweet potato (diced small) 1 red capsicum (chopped) 1 beetroot (diced) 1 punnet cherry tomatoes 1 small red onion (diced) Olive oil Salt and pepper Basil Spinach/Rocket (optional) Feta Herbs and spices e.g. turmeric, oregano, paprika, cayenne pepper,…