First things first!

Welcome to my experiment blog! This is my very first post, well, my second post. My first one was About page explaining the purpose of this blog. I’m not good at all in cooking, that justify the picture on my kitchen’s wall, which illustrate this post… With Thermomix I feel like a chef de cuisine…

Energy bites (no bake)

  WHAT? 100 gr oatmeal (I used old-fashioned oats) 140 gr peanut butter 50 gr  ground golden flaxseeds 75 gr semisweet chocolate chips 100 gr agave nectar (or honey) 10 gr chia seeds How? Put all ingredients and stir for 30 seconds on speed 5 reverse or until thoroughly mixed. Spread the mixture out on a plate (or baking sheet), then…

Peanut butter

  WHAT? 200 gr unsalted roasted peanut 1/2 tsp salt (skip this if you are using salted roasted peanut) 15 gr sesame oil 15 gr vegetal oil How? Place peanuts in to the bowl and chop  30 seconds on speed 5. Add oil and salt and mix  15 seconds on speed 5. You can adjust the consistency as you prefer. Use as…

Clams in White Wine / Amêijoas à Bulhão Pato

  By chance I found some frozen clams in the Portuguese market and I didn’t hesitate: bought them and here we go to another Xperiment, tmxperiment! WHAT? 1000 gr clams 25 gr garlic or aprox. 5 garlic cloves 100 gr  olive oil 100gr butter 1 bay leaf 200 gr white wine* 1 tbp salt 1…

Aioli

For neighbour’s grill I thermomixperimented this recipe. Actually this is a variation of recipe from mayonnaise from The Basic Cookbook (Thermomix) plus 2 garlic gloves. I’m very proud of myself, first time ever I dare making aioli (mayonnaise)!

Egg muffins

This is a versatile recipe, you can combine the ingredients as your taste! Don’t like bell pepper? Add tomatoes than. Check what you have on your fridge (some leftover veggies!) and combine the ingredients! What? 10 EGGS 1 small ONION or SHALLOT 1 red or yellow BELL PEPPER 100gr GRATED CHEESE or FETA CHEESE 100gr…

Cereal bars (no baking!)

What? 150gr dried soft-fig 90 gr dried cranberries 75 gr apple juice 2 tb spoon honey 100 gr oatmeal 18 round wafer ø50mm (Backoblaten) How?  Put fig and cranberries into the bowl chop 8 seconds on speed 8 or until minced Add oatmeal, apple juice and honey and mix for a further 10 seconds, reverse on speed 2. Form the small  balls with the…

Tapenade

What? 150 g green olives 3 fillets of anchovies in oil 10g tinned capers (drained) one clove of garlic 50 g parmesan 30 g sunflower seed ½ lemon juice salt freshly ground pepper 80ml extra virgin olive oil   Maybe? One chili pepper – for a spicy touch! How? Put all the ingredients except the…

Orange Yogurt Cake

 What? 3 EGGS 130 grams SUGAR 1 ORANGE (juice and peel) 150 grams YOGURT 100 grams SUNFLOWER OIL (or your preferred oil) 180 grams PLAIN FLOUR 20 grams CORNFLOUR 1 tablespoon BAKING POWDER Equipment BUNDT PAN How? Pre-heat oven 190°C Put orange peel in pieces into the TM bowl, 30 seconds on speed 7-10. Add sugar and repeat the process: 30…