Cheese / Prepare ahead / snacks / spelt / Thermomix / vegetarian

Cheesy lembas (aka crispbread) from the Thermomix

Easter is upon us and I’m spending a relaxing Easter Sunday pottering around, catching up with season 2 of “Lie to Me”, wandering in and out of the kitchen, and wondering whether or not to cook something. Recently, I read an interesting post on the rather wonderful blog emmycooks ( which I am going to … Continue reading

Cheese / Herbs / ovo-lacto vegetarian / Pastry / quiche / vegetarian

Broccoli and red pepper quiche (ovo lacto vegetarian)

This recipe is taken from and is enough for a baking tray’s worth of quiche. If you can get your hands on quark, then the pastry is really easy to make. Ingredients for the pastry: 300g flour (your choice, I mixed wholewheat and white flour) 3 tsp baking powder 200g quark 105ml milk 6 … Continue reading

Cheese / olives / Prepare ahead / Websites related to cooking with the Thermomix

Brie filled with goat’s cheese and olives

This is a perfect recipe for a lazy summer evening in the garden. It is taken from the book “Oui, Chef” by Michaela Peters, published by Gräfe and Unzer, 2007. Be prepared: You’ll need to make this 2-3 days in advance to let the flavours develop. Ingredients to serve four people: 60g black olives, without … Continue reading