Tips, Tricks & The Thermomix

Sous Vide in the Thermomix

Sous Vide in the Thermomix

How to Sous Vide in the Thermomix, even if you don't have a TM6 I have been sous videing (if that is a word) in the Thermomix since I bought it. I must admit that I have been doing it a lot more since I earnt my TM6 because it has a built in function and then I...

Beeswax Wraps – How to Make

Beeswax Wraps – How to Make

HOW TO MAKE BEESWAX WRAPS I've been having a bit of fun in the Mother Hubbard's kitchen of late, trying out all sorts of new things, experimenting with making my own shampoo and conditioner as well as moisturisers and hand wash. You see I'm trying to do my bit for the...

Thermomix Dips

Thermomix Dips

I love dips and making them in the Thermomix is not only cheaper, but they are so much fresher, tastier and no preservatives or flavour enhancers.  I thought as a service to my wonderful followers that I would put together a list of the ones I like from the Cookidoo...

Thermomix Sorbet Combinations

Thermomix Sorbet Combinations

Summer is on the way... well its already here in Queensland really, and Sorbet in your thermomix is a great way to use up very ripe fruit to make something out of what you may have normally thrown out! So I thought I would put together a list of fantastic flavour...

Vanilla – Make your own

Vanilla – Make your own

Vanilla is kind of a staple in my house, even when a sweet recipe don't say vanilla, I think that have made a typo and I put it in anyway 🙂 So I decided to do some research and find out what is in it... turns out 2 ingredient!!!  Fresh Vanilla pods and vodka and...

Yoghurt, Tips, Tricks and the Thermomix

Yoghurt, Tips, Tricks and the Thermomix

Recipes for Coconut and Dairy Yoghurt I have always loved yoghurt. Not just to eat how it comes out of the tub, but by how versatile it can be. My hubby Mr Normal (Mr N from now on) does not eat diary, so I had to make a fantastic thick coconut yoghurt to substitute...

Thermomix Tips – Cooking Rice

Thermomix Tips – Cooking Rice

Seriously! What is all the fuss about? Since owning a Thermomix I have had perfect rice, every type of rice, every time. Not that I struggled to cook rice BTM (before Thermomix) as I always used the absorption method. I'm not sure how you can get it wrong, (no...

Thermomix Tips – Cleaning

Thermomix Tips – Cleaning

Well there are so many ways to clean your Thermomix. Whether you have a TM31, TM5 or a TM6 you still need to give it a good clean every now and then, especially if you use it continuously. I thought that I would tell you what I do and give you the links to all the...

Thermomix Tips – Grating Cheese

Thermomix Tips – Grating Cheese

So if you own a thermomix you all know about grating your own cheese don't you? It is one of the first things I changed in my kitchen. The biggest reason is not the cost, but that most grated cheese contains anti caking agents, (general 460) it is cellulose...

What to do with Christmas Leftovers?

What to do with Christmas Leftovers?

Yesterday (Boxing Day) I posted an Instagram photo of my meat lovers pizza that I made with left overs from Christmas. Everyone has been asking me for the recipe, so I thought that I would post it, as well as a few more tips for using up that left over food, so...

Growing Herbs

Growing Herbs

Growing Herbs... it is easier than you think! I know this is a food blog, but technical it is a saving money on food blog 🙂 so this is going to save you money! I thought that since woolworths has the promotional offer re growing your own herbs etc... I would give you...

7 Ways to Save Money on Your Weekly Food Bill

7 Ways to Save Money on Your Weekly Food Bill

1. SHOP ONCE A WEEK It is REALLY important that you only shop once a week... even if you have a large family! The money you spend on incidentals during the week could feed your family for the week (make the effort to write out everything you spend for a week you will...

Spicing Up Your Mid Week Meals – Part 1

Spicing Up Your Mid Week Meals – Part 1

  I thought that each week I would post a mid week meal that helps us get through the week. I know for many of you out there, the constant chore of having to come up with meals each day to feed your family can be overwhelming! So I am starting with a few tips...

Handy Hints with Liz (Don’t Waste Food Again)

Handy Hints with Liz (Don’t Waste Food Again)

Handy Hints, well I think they are handy, anyway 🙂 I thought since I am always talking about food to my friends and telling them about all the things you can do to save money, that I would do a post on it. To me, many of them sound really simple, but I am surprised...

Saving Money on your Weekly Shopping

Saving Money on your Weekly Shopping

Well.... This is my very first blog about food! So I thought I would give you a little except from the e-book that I am writing. It is titled, "How to save up to $100 on your weekly food" (or maybe even more) If you have a better title please let me know I'd love the...

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