Making homemade bread is so easy with the Thermomix, kneading is a breeze, milling your own flour too & even making gluten free breads!! I will be updating this post with my bread baking creations.
Spelt dinner rolls
Bagels are steamed in the varoma before baking in the oven – delicious!!
5 seed bread before the oven
5 seed bread YUM!!
AIM: To become confident using cookidoo (& your cook key if you have one) Bonus – you might just find a new favourite recipe. You can start the challenge at anytime.
1. Choose 7 Cookidoo recipes to make over 7 days.
2. Try to use the Cookidoo menu planning & shopping list function. (Sync on your Thermomix model 5 if you have a cook-key)
3. Try to make 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 dinner & 1 bake over the course of the week.
4. Try to post a photo on social media of what you have made using with #cookidoo7daychallenge (or send your photo to Arwen’s ThermoPics to be posted.)
5. Try to use 1 recipe from another countries’ cookidoo site.
6. If you miss a day you can make 2 recipes the next day
7. Have fun!! HAPPY THERMOMIXING!
Check out my facebook page for some instructional videos on using cookidoo & your cook-key.
*What is Cookidoo anyway?
Love ’em or hate ’em, lunchboxes are an unavoidable necessity. Parents have an important role to play when packing a lunchbox. Learning is hungry work! To fuel children for a day at school, pack a nutritious main lunch plus snacks from the five food groups. Pack to suit your child’s appetite.
Try these Thermomix recipes* from The Basic Cookbook.
– Pizza dough (try mini pizzas or pizza scrolls)
– Bread and rolls (try lunchbox sized rolls)
– Omelettes (try wraps or rolls)
– Lasagne (try “lasagne cups” baked in a muffin tray)
– Quiche (try mini quiches, easier for little hands)
– Vegetarian sausage rolls
– Vitality truffles (bliss balls)
– Lightly steamed raw veggies
* If your school is nut-free, either omit the nuts or substitute a mix of seeds in recipes that contain nuts. Try pine nuts (a seed, not a nut), linseeds, sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds or chia seeds.
For more lunchbox tips, see:
Written by Erica Noble, Thermie owner and volunteer Family Food Educator. For more ideas and information go to www.familyfoodpatch.org.au or www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/healthykids, or follow Family Food Patch or Healthy Tasmania on Facebook.