Kitchen and Cooking Tips

All the hints, hacks and tips you will ever need!
Mon 04, May 2020

Brunch Recipes for Mother's Day; our top picks

Mother's Day traditionally involves breakfast or brunch in bed...here are our best picks for a delicious start to the day!

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Mon 23, Mar 2020

A Thousand Ways to Eat Rice

Rice, amazing rice recipes to enjoy with your family.

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Fri 20, Mar 2020

Top Ten Uses for Pancake Batter

Pancake batter recipes. What can I do with pancake batter?

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Fri 21, Feb 2020

Ten Recipes using Homemade Pesto!

Pesto recipes and tips that are easy to make and delicious for family and friends.

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Fri 14, Feb 2020

We all Need to Knead! The Top Ten Bread Recipes on my site.

Bread recipes and bread making, kneading bread, rising bread, baking bread, including sour dough bread.

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Fri 17, Jan 2020

10 foods That are still OK to eat after their Expiry Date!

Can I eat expired food. Ideas using expired food and the used by date.

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Fri 15, Nov 2019

Our Butter Tasting

Butter qualities and usage. Butter recipes and cooking with butter. Testing differences in butter types.

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Fri 08, Nov 2019

We all knead more Dough!

Dough types, techniques, and bread baking techniques. Kneading dough, dough recipes.

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Fri 20, Sep 2019

Ask Me Anything; Getting dough out of your Thermomix

Pizza dough and using your thermomix to knead and make dough. Ask Tenina a question about using the Thermomix.

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Fri 30, Aug 2019

Ask Me Anything; Cleaning the Thermomix Quickly!

Cleaning the Thermomix how too. A quick guide on how to clean the Thermomix quickly. Removing smells from the Thermomix.

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Fri 16, Aug 2019

Crowd Pleasers and Teasers

When the doorbell rings and they are expecting a lovely dinner....arrrggghh, where from there?? You invited them after all!

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Fri 02, Aug 2019

The Secret to Family Meals; Night after Night.

The secret to feeding my five kids night after night (without killing them) right here in black and white with just a touch of colour! You're welcome.

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Sat 27, Apr 2019

Getting the Kids on School Lunch Duty!

Five Tips and Tricks to get the kids making as well as eating school lunches. The question has been around since school began. What's for lunch?

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Fri 15, Feb 2019

My Top Seven meal hacks for busy families to save you time and money!

When the kids are hungry and time and patience is short, plan ahead to reduce stress with these quick and simple ideas!

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Sat 05, Jan 2019

No Waste Winners

Making lasagne, pasta, and bolognese from scratch. How to make béchamel sauce. This article first appeared in the TMix Plus magazine!

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Wed 31, Oct 2018

Entertain without Strain or Pain

The easy way to get through the silly season it so be organised. That is all there is to it! So get reading and plan early! Merry Easy Christmas.

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Fri 19, Oct 2018

A couple of Tips

Trust your instinct to taste, one of my top tips when cooking with the Thermomix.

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Fri 12, Oct 2018

Grazing Tables; The How To Article.

The entertaining rage right now get your grazing game strong and you will be the toast of every party. It is very easy to impress with a grazing table

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Thu 30, Aug 2018

The Thermomix Butterfly! Tips and Hints

Or how to get more out of that pesky little attachment. It is BRILLIANT for so many things.

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Mon 23, Jul 2018

My Top Ten Favourite Ingredients I always have in my available in my pantry.

The Top Ten pantry ingredients that you will always find in my kitchen!

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Fri 08, Jun 2018

Pimp My Pantry

Hints and Tips for using your Thermomix to make pantry basics. Read more to find out how to make the best of your pantry.

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Thu 10, May 2018

Meringue Tips; Or The Secret to Fluff!

Whether it be pavlova or an airy meringue atop a tart lemony...well, tart, you want to know the tips to make you a meringue whisperer.

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