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Thermomix Singapore Style Peppery Bak Kut Teh

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This is the peppery version that my family prefers. It's a great one pot meal giving us protein, fibre (vegetables) and carbs (rice).  Soup Ingredients Prime ribs 800g 1.5l water 5 whole garlic cloves with skin crushed lightly Canned button mushrooms (optional but more authentic like local bak kut teh) Lettuce or Tang oh 1 TBSP Dark soy sauce 1 TBSP light soy sauce 15g rock sugar Dash of 5 spice powder 1-2 pieces of licorice salt to taste Spice mix 80g white peppercorn 20g black peppercorn 1 tsp szechuan peppercorn Soup Ingredients Prime ribs 800g 1.5l water 5 whole garlic...

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Chinese Restaurant Style Sweet Corn Chicken Soup

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This is the ultimate comfort food for Sherine when her braces are tightened. Every month, the braces are tightened and it will hurt for the next 3 days. Because of the pain, she will not be able to eat any food that is too hard. It's time for her favourite Chinese restaurant style sweet corn chicken soup again. The soup is amazingly easy to make and very tasty. Ingredients Quarter a large yellow or white onion 100g Chicken Breast (roughly chopped into 2 large pieces) 1.5 TBSP of Thermomix made chicken stock powder (adjust according to how salty your stock powder...

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Thermomix Confinement Tea Recipes

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A dear friend of mine recently got pregnant after many tries. I am writing these recipes in preparation for her confinement so that she has immediate point of reference. The first beverage that needs to be ready for confinement once the baby is out, will be the dates tea. It is actually super easy to use Thermomix to easily make a full day supply and keep in thermos for convenient sipping throughout the day. This recipes here have been converted from old wives recipes for convenient cooking using the Thermomix. 4 Dates Tea (四枣茶) Ingredients Nan Zao dates (Southern Jujube) 南枣 20g ...

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How to blanch meat using Thermomix

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Besides peeling garlic skins off for me, Thermomix is great in many other ways too. I used to hate boiling water then blanching the scum off. Did you know that actually you can just add meat into the mixing bowl and pour in water over the meat and blanch for 15min at 50 degree, reverse, stir speed. Pour out the meat into the simmering basket and rinse under running water to remove remaining scum on the meat. Voila! The meat is ready to cook!    

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30 minute Recipe for Salad with Truffle Pumpkin Sauce

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I have been trying to increase my daily servings of fruits and vegetables lately by preparing and packing my own lunch to work. The trusty Thermomix has proven its usefulness again by making it so easy for me to prepare the more nutritious but hardier vegetables like asparagus, broccoli, potatoes, pumpkin, yam by steaming. Steaming is actually a great way of cooking vegetables as more nutrients, colour and flavour in cooked food are retained. With a maximum temperature of 120 degrees, say goodbye to overheating and charred food. This salad was prepared very quickly as I steamed the veg and whole egg together...

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