Sweet Tahini Dressing

I found this recipe while browsing the internet at www.lunchboxbrunch.com.  It is a really delicious salad dressing recipe.  I must admit that I’m not much of a fan of tahini – but this is just yum!  Please try it and let me know what you think!

20g tahini
20g maple syrup
20g apple cider vinegar
1 small lemon, juiced
1/2 […]

By |May 26th, 2014|Salads and Sides, Sauces and Spreads|0 Comments

Rainbow Coleslaw

I love making salads in the thermomix, and this one is so colourful and tastes great.  They are quick and simple and healthy.  And I have learnt a new trick – if you make the dressing first, then pour it into a serving jug, make the salad without washing the bowl you will start […]

By |May 26th, 2014|Salads and Sides|0 Comments

Yorkshire Pudding Batter

You can use this batter for basic crepes, pancakes, popovers (recipe here soon) or make it to go with the delicious Chicken Sausage Toad in the Holders recipe.  You won’t be sorry!!
200g eggs (approx 3 large)
Pinch pink salt flakes
200g plain flour
350g milk
75g iced water

Place all ingredients except for water into TM bowl and blend […]

Chicken Sausage Toad in the Holders

This is comfort food if ever there was one!  Delicious, yummy, kid friendly – you will love it!!

500g chicken thigh fillets
1 quantity of Yorkshire Pudding Batter
3 cloves garlic
1 onion halved
2 – 3 sprigs thyme, plus extra for garnish
2 teaspoons pink salt flakes
2 teaspoons freshly cracked black pepper
50g duck fat
100g dry breadcrumbs
Extra Virgin Olive Oil […]

White Chocolate Cheesecake with Raspberry Ganache

Ok – don’t stress!  I promise you this recipe is heaps easier than it looks!!  This is another one of Tenina’s recipes – she calls is Impress without Stress and it is delicious!!! Just remember to give yourself enough time to allow the finished cheesecake to set and cool in the fridge – I make […]

Apricot Chicken (Risotto Style)


This recipe is a favourite from the Every Day Cookbook.  It is quick, easy and my kids love it – tick, tick and tick!  It’s a great meal to make on those busy weeknights when you don’t want to think too much about what you are doing.

Fresh Herbs (thyme, parsley)
2 garlic cloves
2cm piece of […]

By |May 7th, 2014|Main Meals|0 Comments

Apple Sauce


This is one of the reasons why I love my Thermomix so much.  While cooking some roast pork the other day, we decided we needed apple sauce to go with it.  It was as simple as opening the fridge and cooking for 8 minutes!  Perfect accompaniment with no preservatives or additives – you can’t […]

By |May 7th, 2014|Sauces and Spreads|0 Comments

Chorizo, Artichoke and Potato Salad

This is the most delicious salad – I actually made it for Christmas Day.  It takes a little bit of time waiting for potatoes to steam, but the end result is definitely worth it.  Can be a side or a main meal – you choose!

2 chorizo sausages thinly sliced
juice of 1 lemon
400g red skinned […]

Honey Mustard Dressing

You will love this salad dressing.  Use it on Chorizo, Artichoke and Potato Salad, or any other salad you choose!  I promise it will become one of your favourites!

80g honey
2 tablespoons dark brown sugar (optional)
2 tablespoons seeded mustard
80g balsamic vinegar
sea salt and cracked pepper to taste
240g extra virgin olive oil

Place honey, sugar, mustard and […]

Caramelised Garlic Paste

Yum, Yum, Yum.  This is another delicious recipe from Tenina!  Add it to sauces, spread on chicken or steak before grilling, add to an cheese and bickie plate as an alternative dip – you will love it!
3 whole heads of garlic
25g balsamic vinegar
30g extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
generous pinch of salt

Place garlic […]