Mango, Banana and Strawberry Smoothies

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 15, 2014 | Category: Smoothies

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See what I made today? Mango, Banana and Strawberry smoothies!  The weather has been warm today after heavy downpour yesterday.. so I made kids a healthy snacks with Mango, Banana and Strawberry.. Needless to say, my kids finished all and ask for more. If you have kids, make this for them,... more

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Lemon Balm Mosquito Repellent, Other Uses and Recipes

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 13, 2014 | Category: Health Tips

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    I planted a pot of Lemon Balm not sometime ago… and started to search for recipe to see how I should use it in my dish. I was surprised to find out that it can be used as mosquito repellent. You just need to simply crush a handful of... more

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Japanese Egg and Mashed Potato Salad Recipe

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 11, 2014 | Category: Side Dishes

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Today, I tried out Christine’s Japanese Mashed Potato recipe. The whole preparation was done using Thermomix, of course! I have mixed responses from my kids. My girl loves the mashed potato but dislike the green beans I put in. The other 2 boys gave me their thumbs up!  I guess generally... more

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Sweetened Condensed Milk Butter Toast 練乳マーガリンのスイートリースパン

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 10, 2014 | Category: Baking, Breads and Rolls

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I was told this recipe first appeared in Japanese language. I am not sure who the original creator is for this recipe. The recipe gets very popular and it is being shared through the internet very quickly and I am sure some of you might have seen this recipe somewhere... more

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How to make Cempedak Pancake

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 9, 2014 | Category: Desserts, Others

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Do you know that it is Cempadak season now? If you go along some kampung roads in Malaysia, you will find cempedak being sold at the roadside stores. You can even see some of the stores selling the mouth watering fried cempedak fruits! A relative brought me one nice Cempedak... more

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What is the right speed and temperature for cooking rice and steaming at one go?

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 8, 2014 | Category: Tips and Accessories

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  Today, I was in the rush and decided to do something simple. I cooked rice and steamed Taufu with meat at one go.  I set the temperature to 100c and speed with the spoon sign. However, was a little unhappy to find out that the steamed dish was not cooked... more

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Curry Paste

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 5, 2014 | Category: Make Your Own Ingredients

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Curry paste is one those amazing convenience items that I can’t live without. It’s just so easy to keep a tub of it in the fridge for those nights when I completely forget to plan something for dinner and I need to throw something together at the last minute. This... more

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Tips for Steaming Using Thermomix

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 3, 2014 | Category: Tips and Accessories

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When I first started using Thermomix, I had 1 or 2 failed attempts in steaming food such as chicken or fish. There was once the chicken was not fully cooked. I was glad that none of us get diarrhea.. lol! The mistake I made was I place the food onto... more

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Black Bean Steamed Pomfret

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 3, 2014 | Category: Fish

Blackbean Steamed Fish

This recipe is taken from Malaysia Thermomix Cookbook. Before I cooked the fish, I pre-made the black bean sauce. It is very easy to make with Thermomix. So it saved me from using bottled sauce that contains preservatives. I usually steamed fish and cook rice in one go. Just place... more

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Black Bean Sauce

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 3, 2014 | Category: Make Your Own Ingredients

Blackbean Sauce

Today, I tried out black bean sauce recipe which is published from Thermomix Malaysia cookbook. Here is the result:   I used it to steam fish. It taste good. However, I prefer sauce that is thicker and less sweet and I will tweak the recipe next time when I make it.... more

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