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

Garlic / Herbs / ovo-lacto vegetarian / pasta / Thermomix / vegan / vegetarian

Lazy teacher’s mushroom sauce for pasta (vegan/Thermomix)

Another recipe from the German Thermomix recipe site. It’s nothing spectacular, just something you can get on the table quickly during the week. I veganised the recipe by using olive oil (but on hindsight I prefer butter) and soya cream. Oh, and I added a LOT more pepper to my plate and used more than … 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

Garlic / Herbs / ovo-lacto vegetarian / Prepare ahead / Thermomix / vegetarian

Schrat’s wild garlic pesto in the Thermomix (ovo-lacto vegetarian)

This recipe is from http://www.chefkoch.de and was submitted by Schrat, a chef. He posts some wonderful recipes which always have rave reviews. Early this morning I posted this recipe for wild garlic pesto on my blog and my conscience kicked me all day for posting something that I hadn’t tried before publishing. Luckily, I found … Continue reading