Gluten free

  • During lockdown, when I was shopping for my parents, they always put kohlrabi on their shopping list. This tart, earthy yet slightly sweet member of the cabbage family isn’t a vegetable I often bought, but I started getting one for them and one for me, gaining a new appreciation for it along the way.
  • I was thrilled to learn that this cocktail of mine (the original version without finger lime) has been shortlisted for the Thermomix Recipe Hall of Fame! Have you made it? The zesty cooler has been one of the smash hits from my Entertaining cookbook, where it stars in the Mexican chapter.
  • Eggnog is a classic Christmas drink made with a custard base. Naturally, chocolate queen Kirsten Tibballs’ recipe has a chocolate element to make it even more delicious. Kirsten uses white chocolate to flavour and thicken the base, plus milk chocolate to line the rim of the glass. I love eggnog with hazelnutty Frangelico but you don’t have to add the booze at all. See the Tips for brunch ideas with leftover eggnog.
  • Ah, frosé! It's pink, it's slushy, it's wine and it's fruit. It's frozen rosé, aka fro-zay baby! This is the drink of the summer and it's so easy to make in your Thermomix. (And if you're watching this and it's not summer, this is the drink to bring some sunshine into your life!)
  • You know about being cool as a cucumber. How about being cool with a cucumber? Here are three simple recipes that make cucumber the star and you the winner.
  • Have it because its gut healthy or just because it's tasty. This relish is great on sandwiches, with cheese platters and crackers, or use it more as a salsa, piled over barbecued chops, sausages and steak.
  • Fall-apart spiced meat, a tart and zesty salsa, grilled greens all tucked into a taco - this dish is a winner! It's great for a family meal but I've also served it for casual gatherings with all the fixings laid out for people to make their own tacos. The flavours are brilliant! Thanks to Hagen's Organics for the inspiration! The video is from when I made this dish on Justine Schofield's Everyday Gourmet.
  • A fresh and fruity take on the traditional chilled tomato soup - watch me race the soup as I make a salad. Recipe by Portuguese chef Henrique Sa Pessoa.
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    This is the final piece of the puzzle in my dosa and uttapam collection. I started with lentil sambar, kicked on with uttapam and now here’s a potato masala that is great to eat with these other south Indian lovelies, or fine to eat as a meal on its own. This could even be your new potato salad for barbecues!