Piri piri peppers hail from Mozambique, made famous and globalised by the Portuguese. Their flavor profile is a spicy, hot and smoky one that is perfect for marinades and rubs – especially in this instance, for chicken. Whilst they are small, these chilis are spicy, so don't be afraid serve this your roast chicken with a cold Summer slaw, potato salad or just a cold glass of milk! Despite their heat, the final product here isn't overwhelmingly intense, just a wonderfully fresh take on Sunday roast for the family.
There is a myth that French cooking is technical and challenging to make, let alone master. The happy combination of this Quiche Lorraine recipe and your Thermomix firmly dispel that myth. Whip up this savory tart from scratch (pastry included) in just 1 hour and 30 minutes, and finish your night with a dinner as satisfying as your chef's pride! The best tip for this is to get high quality bacon and cheese, as everything else plays support roles to these two central flavors. Bon Appetit!
Most meatloaf recipes are bound with breadcrumbs – as are a lot of similar, ground beef/pork recipes – but we wanted to cater to as wide and as inclusive an audience as we could. That's why this Thermomix recipe for Italian Meatloaf is tweaked to please everyone at the dinner table, as it is just about as flavorful and tasty as you can get whilst keeping things low carb! Using plenty of fresh, aromatic herbs and a fatty cut of meat will yield a moist and well seasoned dish that can be made once and eaten (at least) twice!
Warm your bones with this nourishing Chicken Noodle Soup. What could be better than a healing bowl of salty chicken broth and some much needed nutrients when you're feeling under the weather? As we head into sniffles season and need to keep our meals as hearty as possible when the cold sets in, nothing satisfies quite like this. The aromatics will fill your kitchen with a thick cloud of wellness and comfort, and shortly after, you can fill a bowl with the same. Don't wait for Winter to cook this – there really is no excuse needed to put your Thermomix to good use and enjoy a classic!
Tikka Masala is one of the world's most beloved Indian dishes, which is curious as it has exclusively British heritage. Regardless of its origins, the combination of spices and textures has solidified it as a favorite across the globe. Try this recipe for a tasty homage to the fragrant spice blends of India made a lot more accessible thanks to your Thermomix. Experiment with ingredients as per your diet dictates; this can easily be made dairy or meat free, but no stress if you follow this recipe exactly – it already has a healthy profile!
Beef Bourguignon is undefeated when it comes to comforting, rich yet humble meals. Tender beef bathed in a rich red wine gravy of deep savory flavors thanks to mushrooms and thyme, topped with creamy mashed potatoes. If it already isn't, it will soon be a firm family favorite in your home for parents and kids alike. It goes without saying that if you can, fresh, seasonal and local ingredients will transform an already wonderful dish into an unforgettable meal. And yet, you can still serve this in less than an hour from start to finish. What could be better?
Get your fill of hearty Autumnal flavors with this Roast Pumpkin Soup. Consisting of just 5 ingredients, and taking only 50 minutes, you can warm your bones with this vegan-friendly soup! Its silky texture comes from roasted pumpkins (try butternut squash alternatively for a similar flavor profile) with the addition of coconut milk, blended to perfection in your Thermomix. Add some chili flakes for a little kick of heat to give dimension to the more mellow tones and experiment with citrus, dried herbs and spices for a unique and soulful soup.
A Thermomix comes in handy for a number of technical challenges, risotto definitely being one of them. The maintenance aspect of this dish can put people off before they ever venture into the wonderful world of creamy Italian rice – which is a shame as it is one of the most comforting meals around. A perfect canvas for a myriad of flavors, and in this instance, a hearty Chicken and Mushroom rendition made simple by your Thermomix. Get creative with homemade stock, additional vegetables and dried herbs to magnify the flavors and make it your own.
With this Easy Chicken Curry recipe you can combine the vibrant flavors of Indian cuisine with the accessibility and ease of Thermomix cooking. A wonderful weeknight dinner that weaves both subtle and intense spices together seamlessly, bound in a silky "gravy" as its traditionally referred to. The darker thigh meat means that the chicken imbues a lot more of its own flavor, as well as soaking up the sauce better than other cuts. Finish with extra yoghurt for some tang and some fresh herbs for some fragrance.
Savor the taste of this Beef Curry whilst forgetting any concerns about breaking your low-carb, low-calorie diet – it fits in neatly with both! This low-fat dish will keep everyone happy as it doesn't compromise on taste to stay in keeping with a healthy and balanced diet. It's light, flavorful and quick to make, meaning it's an ideal candidate for a weeknight family dinner. Get even more from it by cooking in bulk and freezing as part of your meal prep for the whole week.