Pet Food on ABC Afternoons

Posted on Oct 6, 2016 in Blog, News | No Comments
Pet Food on ABC Afternoons

Every few weeks I chat food with Clare Bowditch on 774 ABC Melbourne. We’ve talked ribs, tea, toast and more but I suddenly wondered why I was leaving out our considerable animal audience. So, this week we talked pet food. Not just because it’s a $2 billion industry in Australia, but because pets are eating […]

My Vegetarian Daughter’s Quick Sustaining Dinner

Posted on Jun 15, 2016 in Blog, Recipes, Thermomix | No Comments
My Vegetarian Daughter’s Quick Sustaining Dinner

I came up with this when Ruth, my 12-year-old vegetarian daughter, had a sausage sizzle after her soccer practice one day recently. Well, she doesn’t eat sausages, so I sent her along with a tub of this quick, sustaining dinner. She liked it so much she had it for her school lunch the next day, […]

Thermomix Peanut Butter Coleslaw

Posted on Sep 29, 2015 in Blog, Recipes, Thermomix | No Comments
Thermomix Peanut Butter Coleslaw

Salads made in the Thermomix are the best and jazzed up coleslaws are even better. There’s a Vietnamese angle to this peanut-loving recipe so add a handful of Vietnamese mint if you want to theme it even more. I haven’t bought peanut butter since I bought my Thermomix. I seek the best roasted, unsalted peanuts […]

Thermomix Recipe: Cauliflower Fried ‘Rice’

Posted on Feb 17, 2015 in Blog, Thermomix | 6 Comments
Thermomix Recipe: Cauliflower Fried ‘Rice’

I’m not paleo, vegetarian, vegan or gluten-free but this 20-minute dinner ticks all those boxes. Oh, it’s very tasty too. In fact, I’m really sorry I’ve sent my husband off with the leftovers. I didn’t activate the nuts but I guess you could! Raw cauliflower is blitzed in the Thermomix to form a kind of […]