Cream of Mushroom and Chestnut Soup

A deep and earthy soup made from two of my favourite ingredients, mushrooms and chestnuts. Use chicken stock for extra flavour or vegetable stock for a vegetarian treat. Absolutely gorgeous! Makes 8 starter servings or 4 large bowls.

Easy Asian-flavoured Prawn Bisque

Hate waste? Need inspiration? Turn your scraps and a few bits from the fridge into a fabulous lunch for one! And with no added fat, it’s great if you’re watching your weight.

Thermomix Pea & Mint Soup

This is my go-to recipe for pea and mint soup. Fast, easy, delicious! Serves 2 as a main course or 4 as a starter.

Fat-Free Lunch for one: Sautéed Leeks and Tomato with Steamed Scallops

What to do when you get home hungry? How about a fat-free lunch for one?

Fat-Free Veal Sauté Provençal

The gentle stirring of Thermomix allows for fat-free sautéing and stewing, preserving all the tastes of your ingredients. Add some potatoes and you’ve got a fat-free all-in-one Varoma meal.

Fat-Free Varoma Meals No. 1: Steamed Omelette

This is the first in a series of fat-free meal ideas that you can create in your Thermomix Varoma using whatever you have to hand in your cupboards and refrigerator. Use your imagination and couple it with the amazing tool that is your Thermomix and you will have fast and easy, healthy, creative and economical food that tastes brilliant!

Samphire and Salsa

The other day I whipped up a quick salsa with some capers, parsley, shallot and vinegar by dropping them on the running blades of my handy Thermomix, and cooked all my ingredients in the Varoma steamer for a fast and easy, healthy meal.

It gets Chile in Argentina

Madame Thermomix’s Matambre (steamed stuffed steak rolls) with Argentinian Chimichurri Sauce is a healthy, tasty meal to make with your Thermomix. It’s Gluten free and Low Fat, too!

A Jewel in a Moroccan Crown

ThermoHubby John’s Orange- and Mint-Infused Crème Pâtissière is just one way Thermomix helps you take your cooking to new levels

Instant Success

Wow! Just one second on the Turbo button and I’ve got instant chicken salad!

Hail, Caesar!

One of my favourite salads is Caesar salad, said to have originated in the United States in the 1920’s and characterised by an amazing, creamy dressing loaded with garlic. Because of its fabulous blending power, your Thermomix is the perfect tool to make a wonderfully creamy, emulsified sauce.

Stock Up

Mmmmm… roast chicken for Sunday dinner – my favourite, and ThermoHubby John’s, too! I grind up some dried wild mushrooms in my trusty Thermomix 30 seconds/Speed 10, then mix in some butter (about 50 g) 10 seconds/Speed 5. Then I rub this gorgeous mixture under the breast skin of my chicken and roast it for a couple of hours.

Great Produce from the Great British Countryside

Once upon a time, British food and produce had a poor reputation. No taste, overcooked, shoddy preparation. Sad to say, but true at the time. Then things began to change.

Travelling with my Thermomix

The specially-designed Thermomix Travel Bag is exactly what you need to travel with your Thermomix.

Life’s little pleasures

I’m sitting here revelling in a bowl of gluten-free porridge (oatmeal) with raspberries on top and a dash of milk. My goodness, it makes my heart sing! How was I to know that my best friend in the kitchen, Thermomix, and a bowl of oatmeal could make me so happy?

Fast and Easy, No Fat Gazpacho

What do you do when you’re on a diet and can’t stand the idea of another salad, but salad ingredients are about all you’ve got in the fridge? How about Gazpacho?

Lamb Roly-Poly

I’m still on my diet and always looking for ways to make my meals tasty and enticing whilst keeping the fat content to a minimum. Steaming foods in my Thermomix’s Varoma steamer has been a tremendous help as it requires no fat, retains colour, and keeps flavours fresh and vivid.

The Raw Deal

Thermomix is a fantastic tool for preparing raw foods. Here are some basic raw recipes to get you going, including CADA, Purple Power Smoothie, Sunflower Herb Pâté, and Raw Carrot Ginger Soup.

Low Fat All-in-One Varoma Chicken Supper

The Varoma Steamer of your Thermomix is a fabulous tool for low-fat cooking. This is a very versatile recipe which can be adapted to feed up to 4-6 people with rice/potatoes, vegetables and even a sauce!

Flat and Sassy: Khobz Moroccan Flat Bread

Enjoy your Khobz Moroccan Flat Bread made in the Thermomix with olives, couscous stews or tagines

It’s Party Time: Smoked Salmon Rillettes

Wherever there’s a party, Thermomix is a big help! Here we prepare salmon rillettes and blinis for our Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee street party!

Steamy Accompaniments: Steaming Rice in your Thermomix

Thermomix makes it fast and easy to eat healthy steamed food, including perfect rice.

Thermomix Soup – Again!

As you may know, Dear Reader, if you follow me on Twitter, that I tweet about Thermomix in an effort to raise public awareness of my best friend in the

Thermomix Soup: The Best Kept Secret of Dieting – Part 3: Leftovers Soup

Thermomix blended Soups are the Best Kept Secret of Dieting. Soup keeps you feeling fuller for longer than solid food, and it’s a great way to use up leftovers and cut down on waste.

Thermomix Soups – The Best Kept Secret of Dieting – Part 2

In addition to creating fast and easy, healthy dishes for you and your family and to cleaning itself, Thermomix also saves you time by doing the cooking and stirring for you. So you can get on with the more important things in life.

Thermomix Soup: The Best Kept Secret of Dieting – Mushroom Soup recipe

Making blended soups from start to finish in just one bowl in the Thermomix is fast and easy – it’s done in about 20 minutes, in fact. Enjoy this easy Mushroom Soup recipe.

Friends and Food: Broccoli, Prawn and Ginger Salad

My friend Brigitte served us a wonderful, fresh starter of Broccoli, Prawn and Ginger Salad which I promptly converted for the Thermomix. Bon appétit !

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