Ingredients List | Dani Valent

Ingredients List

Ingredients List2018-10-09T13:15:45+00:00


This page is an ever-growing library of some of my favourite ingredients.

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Saffron is one of those mystical, almost mythical ingredients, a prestige product that lends an exotic note to sweet and savoury dishes. But what is it, why is it so expensive and how do you use it anyway? Oh, and what do monkeys have to do with anything? Read on…


Matcha Green Tea

Matcha is an ingredient that’s popped up a lot recently: we’re seeing it in tea shops, patisseries and Japanese stores, turning everything it touches a cheery and vibrant shade of green. I’ve got plenty more to share with you about Matcha over here.


There are a lot of potatoes out there and it can be confusing to know which ones are best for all the different things you can do with them. I thought it was a good idea to ask an expert which potatoes work in what circumstances… listen here.



When I first started cooking with Thermomix, I didn’t dive straight into cooking beef, or meat at all. In fact, it took me a while to work out the best ways to do it. Once I did, I’ve fallen in love… read more


Once you’ve learnt more about lamb, you’ll want some recipes, am I right? Got you covered! Check out these delicious lamb recipes.


Chicken is such a frequent addition to our weekly meal roster, loved for its versatility, nutritional qualities and ease of preparation. It’s a ubiquitous meat in many parts of the world – indeed, Australians each eat an average 47 kilograms of chicken a year. Read more


Chocolate – COMING SOON

I love my Elk top & Obus pants

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My business card says ‘Writer. Eater. Traveller. Cook.’ I do all these things with equal passion, which is why I’m sometimes sitting at my laptop with an apron on! This is where I share all my best bits of writing, recipes and videos. There are free areas of the site where you can stay up to date with my journalism and get a taste of my cooking adventures. Sign up as a member and you’ll get access to my awesome and ever-growing library of cooking videos and recipes, focusing on Thermomix.

This is a place for inspiration, chefs’ secrets, practical tuition and happy creativity. If you like cooking and eating delicious food and basking in the compliments of family and friends, this site is for you. You’ll be amazed what you can create with my recipes and videos as your guide.

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