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Make Nice with Spice. Part 5.

by Dani

Part one introduces my thoughts on why only whole spices should grace your pantry and parts two, three and four feature the beginnings of my essential spice list. Part 5 concludes the Kitchen Playground essential spice list. Saffron threads At the Kitchen Playground, saffron is used a lot in Spanish cooking as well as appearing […]

Varoma. Steamed chicken Chinese style.

by Dani

There is something incredibly satisfying about an entire meal produced in the thermomix. When it is as wonderfully healthy as a meal steamed in the varoma, the satisfaction levels can only increase. Chinese Style Steamed Chicken 1 chicken, cut into breast, wings, thighs and drumsticks 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon sherry 2 teaspoons cornfour […]

Make Nice with Spice. Part 3

by Dani

Part one of this discussion introduces my thoughts on why only whole spices should grace your pantry and part two features the beginning of my essential spice list. Part three is a continuation of the Kitchen Playground essential spice list. from top, left to right, cloves, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, fennel seeds, garlic Cloves Powerful […]

Thermomix. Steamed fish with tamarind and ginger sauce

by Dani

Here is a quick and healthy meal to cheer your tastebuds. All cooked in the thermomix with the help of the varoma. Of course, without a thermomix, the same could be achieved with a saucepan and steamer. Steamed Fish with Tamarind & Ginger Sauce 4 small whole fish or 4 fillets, any firm white fish […]

Thermomix. Spinach and Parmesan Soup

by Dani

Fast and delicious. I whipped this up in 15 minutes flat for the sole purpose of work lunches. It will freeze nicely into 4 lunch sized portions. Perfect for a cold day. Easily adaptable to a saucepan and food processor or stick blender too. Spinach and Parmesan Soup 1 large chunk parmesan 4 cloves garlic, […]

Make nice with spice. Part 1.

by Dani

Really flavoursome food, requires really flavoursome ingredients. Freshly picked and respectfully grown fruit, vegetables and herbs, meat from animals fedĀ  and treated well from birth to the slaughterhouse and minimal messing with nature. The usual things I preach about. Something I don’t mention as much though is the spice factor. If you have a pantry […]

Thermomix. Creme Brulee Porridge.

by Dani

Yes. You read that title correctly. Breakfast meets creme brulee. Now that is a way to start the day! Not that it is an everyday breakfast but for a holiday morning or early morning entertaining, this is sure to impress. We have Jaden at Steamy Kitchen to thank for this naughty little taste of morning […]

Thermomix soy milk

by Dani

Like so many things, soy milk can be made quickly and easily in the thermomix. Yes, a little forethought is required as the soy beans need to be soaked overnight but very little effort is otherwise required. In terms of cost, I priced 1 litre of organic soy milk at $3.95. At the same store, […]

Mandarin and Chilli Curd

by Dani

Yes, yes, once again I’m adapting from Adam Liaw’s Two Asian Kitchens to the thermomix. Any guesses what my favourite cook book du jour is? Little wonder, Liaw has harnessed most of my favourite flavours in one book and the majority of the recipes are quite time efficient, even more so once I convert them […]

Thermomix Chilli & Garlic Oil

by Dani

I love chilli and garlic oil. It’s brilliant to add a kick to cooking, dipping for dumplings, drizzling for soups. So many things taste better for a splash, drizzle or dunk of it. Like so many things it’s also a breeze to make in the thermomix and even though I use it a lot, one […]