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…

Homemade Chicken Parmigiana

It’s surprisingly easy to make breaded chicken (or schnitzel) from scratch with some old stale bread and chicken breast. Add sauce and cheese to the top and you have an easy chicken parmigiana! Here’s my recipe: Ingredients 3 to 4 slices of stale sourdough bread (or lightly toasted fresh bread), crusts removed Dried oregano Salt and…

Jamie Oliver’s Thai Green Chicken Curry

Here is the original curry recipe. Our version is very similar except we prefer chicken breast over chicken thigh and it is adapted to the Thermomix. Here is the original coconut rice recipe. Ingredients 700 g skinless free-range chicken breast Olive oil 400 g mixed asian mushrooms 1 x 400g tin of coconut milk 1…

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…

Oven baked lamb chops with tzatziki

Click here for the original tzatziki recipe. Ingredients Chops 8 lamb chops Dried rosemary Salt to taste Tzatziki 3 cloves garlic 1 cucumber, thickly sliced 500 g Greek yogurt 20 g extra virgin olive oil 5 g Lemon juice, fresh Pinch salt Sides Salad ingredients – lettuce, tomato, cucumber Chips – sweet potato or other…

Shredded beef burrito bowls

This recipe is really nice in a bowl or rolled up as a burrito. It was adapted from this recipe. Ingredients Rice 200g wild rice 1000g water Shredded beef 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1 tablespoon ground coriander 1 tablespoon paprika 600 gram Beef Steak, cubed 1 tablespoon tomato paste 3 cloves garlic 1 large red onion, quartered…

Roast pork and vegetables with caramelised apple sauce

Click here for the original recipe. Ingredients 500g apples, unpeeled, quartered 20g honey 10g fresh lemon juice 900g pork belly, scored with 1 inch lines 1 tbsp salt and a little olive oil for rind 700g mixed root vegetables (like sweet potato, parsnip, carrot), cubed Dried or fresh herbs and spices to sprinkle over the…

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…

Grilled steak with mushroom gravy and creamy sweet potato mash

The original recipe for the sweet potato mash is here. The recipe says it serves 6 however this adaptation serves 2 with no left overs (simply double for 4 or to have left overs). Ingredients Steak 1 fillet of steak per person 200g mushrooms, sliced 1 packet of organic beef gravy powder Olive oil Sweet…

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…