bread machine / cake / Dessert / Pastry / Prepare ahead / vegetarian

Orange cinnamon raisin swirl (Adapted for Thermomix)

Well, two more days before school starts again after the Easter holidays and I’m in a bit of a rut. It’s quite chilly outside and the flat isn’t much warmer. So I’m grateful to the internet surfer who was looking for a recipe for raisin bread from the Thermomix or bread machine. It gave me … 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 ( 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 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