Green Consomé

Thermomix® time: 38 min

Ingredients Green Creme.png

  • 150 g onion
  • 40 g leek
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 20 g olive oil
  • 280 g potato, without peel, cut in small pieces
  • 150 g potato branch
  • 200 g pumpkin leaf
  • 150 g spinach
  • 300 g meat broth
  • 300 g water
  • Cream to blend
  • 8 g butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation

  1. Place onion, leek and garlic into mixing bowl and chop 5 sec/ speed 5.
  2. Add olive oil and sauté 6 min/ Varoma/ speed 1.
  3. Add potatoes and cook 10 min/ Varoma/ speed 1. Add slowly pumpkin leaves and spinach through the lid opening.
  4. Add meat broth and water and set 20 min/ 100ºC/ speed 1.
  5. Chop 2 min/ speed 8 and rectify seasoning. Blend with cream and butter, through the lid, and mix some more seconds at speed 3.

Sweet Little Cashews

Thermomix® time: 1 min

Ingredients  Sweet Little Cashews

  • 250 g roasted peanut, without skin
  • 200 g sugar
  • 100 g chocolate powder
  • 250 g condensed milk

Preparation

  1. Grind peanut 3 sec/ speed 10. Set aside.
  2. Pulverize 100 g of sugar 10 sec/ speed 9.
  3. Add grinded peanut, pulverized sugar, chocolate and mix 10 sec/ speed 5.
  4. Set 1 min/ speed 4 and slowly pour the canned milk through the lid until reach consistency to shape.
  5. Use your creativity to make by hand little cashew-shape portions. At Christmas time you can shape little Nativity figures!

Cream Cheese Tart with Cashew, Honey and Mango

Thermomix® time: 3 min

Ingredients Cream cheese Tart

PASTRY

  • Butter for greasing
  • 300 g flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 170 g cream cheese
  • 60 g milk
  • 1 egg
  • 100 g sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder

FILLING

  • 80 g brown sugar
  • 100 g butter
  • 250 g cashew
  • 4 tbsp mango jam

 

Preparation

PASTRY

  1. Preheat oven to 180ºC. Grease and flour a tart tin and set aside.
  2. Place all pastry ingredients into mixing bowl and mix 15 sec/ speed 6. Line prepared tart tin with the pastry and set aside.

FILLING

  1. Without cleaning the mixing bowl, place all ingredients and grind 4 sec/ speed 5.
  2. Set 3 min/ 37ºC/ speed 2. Pour into tart tin and bake for about 30 minutes.
  3. Cool to room temperature and brush generously with honey.

Strawberry Delight with Muesli and Sesame Seeds

Thermomix® time: 7 min

Ingredients Strawberry sorbet

  • 150 g fresh strawberries
  • 150 g sugar
  • 650 g frozen strawberries
  • 100 g cream
  • 200 g condensed milk
  • 200 g muesli
  • Sesame seeds to taste

Preparation

  1. To prepare the strawberry syrup, place fresh strawberries and sugar into mixing bowl and grind 5 sec/ speed 5 and then set 5 min/ Varoma/ speed 1. Reserve this syrup to cover the dessert at the end.
  2. Wash the TM mixing bowl with cold water. Place frozen strawberries, cream and condensed milk and mix 2 min/ speed 9.
  3. Serve with muesli, drizzle with the syrup and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
TIP: You can also add vanilla sorbet or yoghurt. Just be as creative as possible!

Ricota Cheese

Thermomix® time: 10 min
Total time: 60 min

Ingredients Ricota Cheese

  • 1000 g whole milk
  • 80 g cider vinegar
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper to taste

Preparation

  1. Place milk into mixing bowl and heat 10 min/ 95ºC/ speed 2.
  2. Add vinegar and wrap 7 sec/ speed 3.
  3. Remove the bowl from the base and let it cool down.
  4. Place a cloth, or linen baby diaper type, in the simmering basket and place it into the mixing bowl.
  5. Pour the yogurt on the cloth, grasp the ends and twist slowly until you no longer run serum.
  6. Place the ricotta in a bowl of size and format that you want to give to your cheese.
  7. Season and wrap with the help of a spoon.
  8. Press the cheese into the bowl, so that stay compact and get the same format.
  9. Turn the bowl on a plate and shake gently until the cheese fells.
  10. Serve with fresh grapes and slices of Maltese bread or toast.

Kwarezimal Recipe

Thermomix® time: 30 sec
Total time: 30 min

Ingredients Kwarezimal Recipe

  • 200 g almonds (raw or baked 180ºC for 6 minutes then cooled)
  • 200 g sugar (half white and half brown if you like)
  • Zest of 1 lemon or orange (you want some citrus bit to show)
  • 200 g flour pain
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • ½ tsp ground cloves
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 1-2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tbsp orange blossom water
  • Juice of 1 orange
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil or butter
  • Honey or golden syrup to taste

Preparation

  1. Grind almonds 6 sec/ speed 10. Set aside.
  2. Place sugar and citrus zest into mixing bowl and grind 6 sec/ speed 10.
  3. Add ground almond and the remaining ingredients and set 10-20 sec/ dough mode until it comes together as a stiff dough (keep looking through top).
  4. Bake on well buttered sheet pans at 180ºC for c static or 175ºC if fan assisted, about 13 minutes (for 100 g portions of dough, larger one baked in 17 minutes). They need to come out still soft in the centre.
  5. While hot use a pastry brush to spread honey or golden syrup for vegans, and sprinkle chopped nuts and some zest.

Tuna Pâté with Basil

 

Thermomix® time: 15 min
Total time: 30 min

Ingredients Tuna Pâté with Basil

  • 300 g canned tuna or 450 g fresh tuna
  • 1 small onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 15 fresh basil leaves
  • 1 small chilli pepper
  • 200 g Philadelphia cream cheese
  • 125 g thick natural yoghurt
  • Salt to taste
  • Fresh basil to garnish

Preparation

  1. If using fresh tuna cook it 15 min/ Varoma/ speed 2. Set aside.
  2. Place onion, garlic, basil and chilli pepper into mixing bowl and chop 5-6 sec/ speed 6. Scrap down the sides of the bowl and program a few more seconds if necessary.
  3. Add reserved fresh fish or canned tuna, cream cheese, yogurt and salt and mix 15 sec/ speed ​​4.
  4. Serve in a glass bowl decorated with fresh basil.