Monthly Archives: September 2012

Sous Vide Scrambled Eggs

I don’t understand why I can’t find dashi powder anywhere, and yet I can stumble across cookbooks by Ferran Adria and Heston Blumenthal in Big-W.  As if I haven’t already spoiled myself rotten with a selection of Thermomix cookbooks, I … Continue reading

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Citrus Curd – Pink Grapefruit

After the recent glut of strawberries, my family is finally starting to slow down with the Strawberry and Vanilla Jam.  A short time ago, I made Lemon Butter from the Everyday Cookbook, but today I thought I’d try another recipe.  … Continue reading

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Halloumi in the Thermomix? Absolutely!

While I was waiting for my Thermomix to arrive, I spent my days poring over websites planning the dishes I would cook.  When I stumbled across a recipe for halloumi, my heart jumped a little with excitement.  Halloumi is something … Continue reading

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Green Chicken

At the start of the year, I took part in the Million Kilo Challenge.  Other than shaking my new year up with a healthy start, I loved not having to plan meals.  It was also a great opportunity to try … Continue reading

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The Humble Egg

Two facts about the bloggers behind The Thermomix Diaries… 1. Justine and Karen are uni friends who met while both studying Bachelor of Education (Primary), 2. We have only met in real life twice, but due to the nature of … Continue reading

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Hooked on Anise-Scented Salmon

I’m such a sucker for a pretty cookbook.  I know you’re not meant to, but I just can’t help judging a book by its cover.  When I first saw the Anise-Scented Cured Salmon on the front of Devil of a … Continue reading

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Banana and Coconut Bread… Bliss

My husband loves bananas.  At the moment, he’s working next door to a wonderful fruit shop and I’m sure he’s unable to walk past without buying a few.  As the rest of the family aren’t so keen, Hubby’s banana stockpile … Continue reading

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