I love using the Varoma on the Thermomix to steam delicious meals & treats, here are a few of my favourite Varoma recipes from the Thermomix Baking Blogger ‘s new Cookbook called Steaming Hot – I will be updating with many more very soon. My absolute favourite varoma recipe would have be the whole steamed chicken!! YUM!!
Steamed Pork Buns are a huge hit too!!
Hainanese Chicken Rice recipe by Sophia the Thermomix Baking Blogger
Spinach Gnudi & Cherry Tomato Sauce
Thai Chicken Balls & Coconut Sticky Rice ( I used some black rice in mine too)
Spicy Rhubarb Duck Breasts
Quick Vegetable Curry
Vegan Sweet Potato Dip
Grain Free Seed Crackers
Gluten Free Pizza
Golden Flaxseed Wraps
Shredded Chicken inside a Golden Flaxseed Wrap
Gluten Free Aussie Meat Pies with Native Pepper Berries
Gluten Free Aussie Meat Pies with Native Pepper Berries (option topped with Cauliflower Mash)
Cacao & Wattleseed Chia Puddings with Berries
Aussie Gluten Free “Dampers” with Blueberry & Chia Jam
Paleo ANZAC Biscuits
Ok I think you get it that I just love all of Dani Valent’s cookbooks, recipes & her video site, see my posts on when I cooked & photographed all the recipes from her Entertaining with Dani Valent Cookbook. Plus I am am constantly updating my post on all the recipes I have tried from her video site – My addiction to Dani Valent Video Website. A few years a go I did an In the Mix Cookbook challenge & cooked over 40 recipes from the books in 30 days!! So this year I decided March would be #DaniValentMonth. I decided to host a lunch with 4 foodie friends & asked them to each bring a Dani Valent dish to share – one of my friends confessed to being a Basque Cheesecake virgin so we told her she had to make it & bring it to our lunch on the 8th March.
I made the Roasted Cauliflower Hummus recipe from Dani Valent’s site it’s by Shane Delia & so delicious served warm 🙂
Dani Valent herself couldn’t make it to our lunch so we set up a “Shrine” for her at the head of the table 🙂
I cracked out my homemade Kimchi – recipe by Sharon Flynn is on Dani’s site too.
Sue made the Mushroom Cappuccinos recipe from the Entertaining with Dani Valent Cookbook, with a touch of truffle oil, it was a perfect start to our ladies lunch 🙂
Rosey made the Sour Orange Curry recipe from the In the Mix Cookbook by Mark Newman – it was so yummy & spicy 🙂
(I forgot to take photos on my camera of the other 2 delicious main dishes that we had Onion Jam Flan from In the Mix cookbook made by Rosey & Rita made the Herb Salted Chicken form the Spanish chapter of Entertaining with Dani Valent cookbook – both delicious recipes!!)
Christine made the Basque Cheesecake for her very first time & she did an awesome job of it – you can watch the live video we took of her trying it for the first time & she gave it a 10.5 out of 10!!
I also made the White Chocolate and Baileys Parfait with Coffee Crumble recipe from Dani’s site by Julie Wholefood Alchemist. We shared 1 between 5 in case you are wondering but it was so good!!
I also made the Choc Top recipe by Christy Tania on Dani’s site – it has Cherry Semifreddo, sable biscuit base & dipped in Chocolate served with chocolate ganache. yes we shared one of these too 🙂
One of the best things was dividing up the leftovers to share YUM!!
We can’t wait for our Dani Valent Cocktail & Canapé’s evening at the end of the month – watch this space 🙂
Hot Cross Bun recipe from the Basic Cookbook & Recipe Chip/Cook-Key.
To celebrate Easter early host a delicious Thermomix Cooking Experience this March & you can choose to have the Hot Cross Bun recipe as your bread option. How would you & your friends like to learn how to make your own delicious Hot Cross Buns? YUM!! Here are all the other menu options available to you at your Thermomix Cooking Experience. Plus there are so many awesome offers available when you host your own Cooking Experience & buy your Thermomix this month. 🙂
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?