How to cook up a book

Posted on Jun 29, 2016 in Blog, News, Thermomix, Thermomix news | No Comments
How to cook up a book

As I’m in the middle of shooting my third cookbook, it reminded me of this article I wrote two years ago when my second book was released… Photo shoot prep time. Photo: Lavinia Clarke Creating my second cookbook was really hard work, especially for my neighbours, who received text messages such as ”Vodka cocktail testing now – […]

Dani Valent Cooking website launching June 9!

Posted on May 27, 2016 in Blog, News, Thermomix, Thermomix news | No Comments
Dani Valent Cooking website launching June 9!

I’m so excited to announce the launch date for my new website is June 9 – woohoo! I can’t wait to share it with you. Dani Valent Cooking is a mixture of my dishes, including some from my In the Mix cookbooks, plus videos with some of my favourite Thermomix cooks and chefs. There’s homely stuff, cheffy stuff […]

My Christmas Menu

Posted on Dec 16, 2014 in Blog, Thermomix | 2 Comments
My Christmas Menu

I just got off the phone from a Christmas lunch menu-planning session with my mum. We are a hybrid Jewish atheist family and our Christmas lunch is a pretty relaxed affair with family, a few ring-ins and a couple of hopeful dogs. This year we’ll number about 20, and if the weather is nice we’ll […]

Massimo Bottura

Posted on Nov 26, 2014 in Blog | No Comments
Massimo Bottura

“I consider ravioli a vessel for ideas”, why spaghetti bolognese is an impossibility (because spaghetti is from the south and Bologna is in the north) and a plea for Australians to eat crocodile (or as he charmingly said ‘coco-drill’)… It was a privilege to hear Italian chef Massimo Bottura speak at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art […]

Fridge

Posted on Jun 3, 2013 in Blog, Thermomix news | No Comments
Fridge

This month, June 2013, is all about writing In the Mix 2 (or whatever we end up calling it), my second book of Thermomix recipes. The testing and re-testing (and re-re-testing) is almost done, the pics are done (gorgeous) and the fridge is not the 3D jigsaw puzzle of marvellous and mysterious ingredients that it […]