Carla’s Thermomix scones

When I was visiting one of my gorgeous consultants the other day there in the middle of the kitchen bench top sat a huge plate of scones. I loved the scones and the story that she was trying out a converted recipe from one of her new owners. I asked for the recipe and of course asked if I could share with all of you to enjoy too! Thank you Carla for letting us share this recipe. I also love Lissa’s introduction to the scones so I am sharing this with you too 🙂

One of my lovely customers Carla, has only had her TM a matter of days. She is an inspiration. Not only has she used it to absolute full capacity, she is converting her own recipes already. Clever girl. She has been kind enough to share with me her converted recipe for scones, which she says are the best scones in the world.

The recipe has been converted from an old Masterchef recipe, date and lemon scones, minus the dates and lemon zest.

They are sooooo good. Light and fluffy. Thanks Carla

The original recipe has 1 cup chopped dates and the zested rind of 1 lemon. To do that recipe, I would chop the dates in the TM firstly and set them aside.They would be added in later with the flour. The lemon rind, I would add in strips, to the TM bowl with the sugar.

CARLA’S SCONES
Ingredients
150g milk
150g cream
450 g S.R flour
1 Egg
20 g raw sugar
Extra milk for brushing
Extra sugar

TM31 Method
1. Pre heat Oven to 190° fan forced. Line a shallow baking tray with gladbake.
2. Place sugar in TM bowl and blitz for 15 seconds on speed 9.
3. Add egg, milk and cream into the TM bowl . Mix for 10 seconds on speed 3.
4. Add flour and mix on speed 5 for 6 seconds. Turn out onto thermomat and cut shapes with the MC.
5. Place onto the tray and brush with milk. If liked, scatter with a little castor sugar.
6. Bake in oven for about 12 minutes.

Enjoy x

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Thermomix Varoma Porridge for One

Good morning everyone!

I often share with people that one of my favourite things about a Thermomix is that it has so many varied benefits for everyone. My Mum was the one that introduced me to the Thermomix and, although we both have vastly different needs (mum lives with Jessie the dog while I live with hubby, our four kids, a dog and a cat!), the Thermomix is perfect for both of us. Mum often uses her Thermomix in totally different ways to me which I find so exciting.

The other day mum shared with me the fact that she just makes her porridge in a bowl and steams it in the Varoma. You cook your porridge in the Varoma??! Poor Mum couldn’t see why I was excited and thought it wasn’t worth sharing with you all but I was sure many people would love it, I just needed more info – Mum is a creative cook yet I need step by step instructions. After much begging to Mum (I need more info that “you just add a bit of whatever you want”!!!!) I got this fabulous recipe from Mum. Mum was even kind to take step by step pictures for us. Thanks Mum you’re the best!!

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Mum’s Varoma Porridge for One

Step 1
Boil the kettle and add one litre of the boiled water to the Thermomix bowl. Alternatively you can put 1 litre of water in the Thermomix for 7 minutes, Varoma temperature, Speed 2.

Step 2
In a serving bowl place ¾ cup organic rolled oats with some Chia seeds. Mix together before adding your milk of choice.

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With your Varoma sitting on top of your Thermomix bowl and lid, place your serving bowl inside the Varoma dish. Cook your porridge for 7 – 10 minutes on Varoma setting, Speed 2. The cooking time will depend upon how hot/cooked you like your porridge. Cook for 15 minutes if you prefer a creamy porridge consistency.

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Porridge cooked after 7 minutes

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Porridge cooked after 10 minutes

Carefully remove your serving bowl from the Varoma and add your choice of accompaniments. Mum adds:

Sultanas
Walnuts
Pumpkin kernels
Hemp seeds
A banana
Several spoons of home made yoghurt

Mum also suggested to use all organic if possible….she says this tip will keep hunger at bay until much later in the day!!

This is the final result:-

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Mum’s porridge with a special bowl containing homemade yoghurt for Jess the dog. Mum said she had to include the extra bowl as she doesn’t have breakfast by herself lol!!

How quick and easy was that – with no porridge in your Thermomix bowl to have to wash!!! Love it, thanks again Mum! Hope you all are excited about this as I was 🙂

PS: I did push Mum for more specific measurements but I think I was lucky I got the oats measured! She has assured me that no measurements are needed as these are individual portions and you make to your own taste. Any complaints please direct to my mum lol!!

Love you Mum, thanks again xx

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Thermomix Ideas for Mayonnaise Flavours

Have you head the fantastic news? The gorgeous Leonie from the Facebook site is counting down the days until her brand new webpage is officially opened! Whoo-hoo!! Many of you will already be familiar with ThermoFun as it is such a popular Facebook page for Thermomix owners all over the world. Plus I am a huge fan and have been lucky enough that Leonie shares with me her fantastic lists that she puts together with the help of her ThermoFunkies! Head along to the to check it out 🙂

While we are waiting for the website to be up and running here is another list for you, the ThermoFun Ideas for Mayonnaise Flavours!

Leonie writes:

On ThermoFun I asked my likers for ideas for different mayonnaise flavours that they enjoy:

There are just so many things that can be added to the Every Day Cookbook (EDC) recipe to vary it:

Suggestions:

– a drained tin of mango pieces and some chopped mint after making the EDC mayonnaise (without garlic). “Mangonnaise”!
– anchovy
– chilli oil
– chilli, lime and garlic
– chopped mixed herbs
– Dijon mustard to make Dijonnaise!
– dill to it and serve over smoked salmon
– garlic, whole grain mustard and lime
– gherkin & capers
– honey
– kale – “Kalonnaise”!
– lemon juice for a tangy mayo
– Peri Peri sauce to taste – “Peri-naisse”!
– tomato sauce for a seafood sauce
– Wasabi

For these and more ideas head to ThermoFun and join the club! ThermoFun has lots of fabulous suggestions to help you make the most out of your Thermomix

Have fun experimenting everyone x

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Thermomix Pear, Walnut and Gorgonzola Risotto

Here is the last of Jan’s lot of recipes – Pear, Walnut and Gorgonzola Risotto. Thanks again Jan for allowing me to share x

Pear, Walnut and Gorgonzola Risotto

(4 people serving)

– 50 g Walnuts
– 40 g Butter
– 1 Shallot
– 300 g Rice
– 1 measuring cup White Wine
– 700 g Water
– 1 tablespoon Thermomix Vegetable Stock
– 120 g Gorgonzola Cheese
– 1 Pear

TM31 METHOD ON HOW TO PREPARE GORGONZOLA CHEESE, PEAR AND WALNUT RISOTTO

Grind walnuts and put aside.

Sauté butter with shallot. 2.30 Min. 90°C Speed 3.

Place the butterfly and add rice and walnuts. 2 Min. 100°C Speed 1/2 Reverse.

Pour in the wine. 1 Min. 100°C Speed 1/2 Reverse.

Add one teaspoon of Thermomix Vegetable Stock Cube and the water. 13 Min. 100°C Speed 1 Reverse.

About 4 Min. before the end of cooking add Gorgonzola cheese and pear cut into pieces.

Please note that this site is not affiliated with nor have the recipes been tested or approved by Vorwerk Thermomix or Thermomix in Australia and New Zealand. We assume no liability in any capacity, including in terms of ingredient quantities used, success of the recipes, damage to your machine or person. Please always be aware of your own machine’s capabilities and observe the safety instructions in the Thermomix instruction manual at all times.

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Thermomix Chicken in Cashew Gravy

This has been a well loved recipe of Jan’s for a while 🙂

Chicken in Cashew Gravy

Chicken in Cashew Gravy

100g cashews (grind in TM before you begin cooking, put aside)
2cm ginger peeled
2 cloves garlic
½ – 1 red chilli (seeds or seeded)
2 medium onions
60g butter
1 teaspoon garam masala
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
2 whole cardamoms
3 whole black peppercorns
800g chicken skinless thighs cut into 2.5cm cubes
150ml natural yoghurt
2 tablespoons tomato paste
100ml water
1 chicken stock cube

Method
1. Place onion, ginger, garlic and chilli (choose your quantity, seeded or unseeded depending on degree of heat you enjoy) into the TM bowl chop 4 seconds/speed 7.
2. Add the butter and sauté for 5 minutes/Varoma/ Reverse/speed 1.
3. Add the spices to TM bowl sauté for 5 minutes/Varoma/ Reverse/speed 1.
4. Add the chicken sauté for 7 minutes/Varoma/Reverse/speed 1.
5. Add yoghurt, tomato paste, water and stock cube then cook 20 minutes/100oC/Reverse/speed soft.
6. Add ground cashews and adjust seasoning if necessary. Mix 30seconds/Reverse/Speed soft.
7. Serve with steamed rice, garnish with fresh coriander leaves and give it a squeeze of lime if you wish. Enjoy!

[Many thanks to Ebony from ThermOMG who kindly rearranged the list of ingredients to make everyone’s (especially hers!) life easier when making this fab recipe! xx]

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Thermomix Hazelnut Caramel Slice

In the last few posts I have mentioned the very lovely Jan Fozard who was one of our our guest speaker at our Branch Meeting this month. Jan is not only a beautiful cook but she is a beautiful and generous lady and she shared some extra recipes with me which she said that I could share with you all! Thank you Jan xx

Hazelnut Caramel Slice

Slice

Base Ingredients
200g butter
50g cocoa powder
400g brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla etract
2 eggs
225g plain flour

200g whole hazelnuts, toasted

Caramel Ingredients
180g unsalted butter
110g sugar
2 tablespoons golden syrup
180ml condensed milk (*see note)

Chocolate top Ingredients

200g Milk Chocolate
100g Dark Chocolate
40g butter

TM31 Methods

Base
1 Put butter, cocoa, sugar, and vanilla in TM bowl 2 minutes/speed 3.
2 Add eggs 3 minutes/speed 3.
3 Add flour to TM bowl 20 seconds/speed 3.
4 Spread this mixture into a prepared, 20cm x 30cm pan lined with baking paper.
5 Bake in a pre-heated oven at 180 degrees for 20 minutes. Cool.

Caramel
1 Place all ingredients into TM bowl
15 minutes/Varoma/speed 4.
2 Spread the toasted hazelnuts over the base evenly.
3 Quickly pour and spread the caramel filling over the base, refrigerate until firm (approx 30 minutes).

Chocolate Top
1 Break the chocolate into TM bowl speed 8/20 seconds.
2 Add the butter to the bowl speed 3/50 degrees/5 minutes.
3 Pour over the caramel and hazelnut filling and allow to set. Cut into squares to serve.

(Note)
TM Condensed milk is easy to make:

1 Place 800g milk, 250g sugar, and 1 teaspoon vanilla essence into TM bowl, 10 minutes/90 degrees C/ speed 4.
2 Then 35 minutes/Varoma/speed 4. Place steaming basket on the top to stop splashes and allow evaporation.
3 Blend 30 seconds/speed 7. Store in a sterilized glass jar in fridge for up to 1 month.

Please note that this site is not affiliated with nor have the recipes been tested or approved by Vorwerk Thermomix or Thermomix in Australia and New Zealand. We assume no liability in any capacity, including in terms of ingredient quantities used, success of the recipes, damage to your machine or person. Please always be aware of your own machine’s capabilities and observe the safety instructions in the Thermomix instruction manual at all times.

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Thermomix Bitter Chocolate and Pomegranate Tart – no bake

Jan didn’t just show us savoury dishes at our Branch Meeting! Here is here Butter Chocolate and Pomegranate Tart. So simple but tastes great and looks amazing.

Bitter Chocolate and Pomegranate Tart (no bake)

Ingredients:
250 g Granita biscuits
100 g Walnuts
2 teaspoons Cinnamon
100 g butter cubed
150 g dark chocolate
150 g milk chocolate
150 g double cream
1 Pomegranate
1 tablespoon Grenadine

TM31 Method

1. Break Granita biscuits into the TM bowl, add walnuts and Cinnamon, 2 sec, speed 7. Put aside.
2. Cube and melt the butter, 1 minute, 50 degrees, speed 4
3. Add the granita mix 5 seconds, speed 4. Press mixture into the tart tin with MC rest in the fridge to chill and firm.
4. Melt the Milk and Dark Chocolate with double cream 6 minutes, 50 degrees, speed 1.
5. Pour over the base, put back into the fridge to set. Cut to requirements with a hot knife.
6. Seed the pomegranate, add the grenadine.
7. Serve the chocolate slice topped with a spoonful of the pomegranate.

Please note that this site is not affiliated with nor have the recipes been tested or approved by Vorwerk Thermomix or Thermomix in Australia and New Zealand. We assume no liability in any capacity, including in terms of ingredient quantities used, success of the recipes, damage to your machine or person. Please always be aware of your own machine’s capabilities and observe the safety instructions in the Thermomix instruction manual at all times.

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