Chinese pork spare ribs

Ingredients 2 pork rib racks (with 10 ribs per rack) 40 g olive oil 1 onion, cut in half 30 g tomato paste 30 g soy sauce 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar 40 g Maple syrup 1 cm piece of ginger Method Preheat the oven to 200°C and line a tray with baking paper Place…

Easy Thermomix Chilli

Ingredients 1 brown onion, halved 2 cloves garlic 1 red capsicum, quartered 20 grams olive oil 1 tablespoon ground cumin 2 teaspoons Ground Coriander 2 teaspoons sweet paprika, ground pinch dried chilli flakes 500 grams Beef mince 400g can kidney beans, rinsed, drained 400g can tomato soup Guacamole 1 avocado Juice of 1 lime Salt…

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…

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…