Category Archives: Back to Basics

Save a Motzah making Mozzarella!

Those who know me food wise, know that I’m fascinated by recipes where the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. From flour and water, we can achieve a naturally risen sourdough or a multitude of flat-breads. Depending … Continue reading

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Dairy Free Sweetened Condensed Milk

I have a simple enough family to feed in terms of allergies and intolerances – nothing is off limits.  However, this is not the case with our extended family and circle of friends.  Maybe because I’m not used to catering … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Lovin’ from the oven

This week has really been one of getting ‘back to basics’ for me. I have been making staples such as bread rolls, greek yoghurt, spreadable butter and halloumi (all of which are very blog-worthy…but another time). I am surprised at … Continue reading

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