bread / Herbs / Prepare ahead / Tomato / vegetarian

VEGAN CHALLENGE DAY 10: No brainer focaccia with tomatoes

This recipe is from http://www.chefkoch.de and it’s easy to memorize. What’s brilliant about this recipe is that you just mix up the following ingredients: 450g white flour 450g lukewarm water 2 packets of dried yeast 2 tsp salt 1 pinch of sugar Leave this very wet mixture to stand for about 5 hours at room … Continue reading

Prepare ahead / vegetarian

Melvin’s rhubarb mango jam (Thermomix)

Well, it’s rhubarb time again here.  Since my step-son loves anything rhubarb, I’d thought I’d brighten up the breakfast table with some rhubarb jam. Since he also loves mango, this recipe was double delicious. The  recipe is from the German Thermomix recipe forum http://www.rezeptwelt.de. Use your google translator if you don’t speak German to flick … Continue reading

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 (http://emmycooks.com/2012/04/06/a-delicious-cracker-homemade-matzo-with-olive-oil/) which I am going to … Continue reading