Wombok Salad with Chicken

  My mum makes a mean wombok salad, one of the things I have missed since going Failsafe. We managed to find some dried noodles* at a local Chinese supermarket that listed all the ingredients as Failsafe. Since I had the noodles, the main ingredient of this recipe, I had to adapt her wombok salad! […]

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Roasted Pear, Chilli and Saffron Jam

I wanted to make my husband something special for breakfast on Father’s day. His most favourite thing to eat is chilli, the hotter the better… mmmm so maybe I had ulterior motives, because I also wanted it to be something that master 10 and I could enjoy too, if it was too hot, we couldn’t be […]

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Salted Caramel Carrot Cup Cakes

We are in the middle of a Salicylate challenge with our kids. In order to break them in gently, I decided to make carrot cup cakes. Carrots are a moderate Salicylate.  Thing is, just carrot cake seems ordinary and I wanted to try to make it extra special. I have seen so many gorgeous looking cakes […]

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Thai Pumpkin Soup with Prawns

I love soups!! Unfortunately my kids do not share my sentiments. I have tried many a time and for some unknown reason they refuse to eat them. So I just make soups for my husband and I now. This recipe I pinched from my mum many years ago, I think it might have even been […]

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Glazed Spanish Mackerel with Warm Vegetable Cous Cous Salad

This recipe neither complies with the failsafe diet or was made in the Thermomix!  The reason I didn’t use my Thermomix… I had to send it away for a few repairs and service. I think I have been working it way too hard, lol! I am missing it terribly and can’t wait till I get […]

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Frozen Yoghurt Treats

I found this brilliant idea on pinterest and just had to share it. My nearly 5 year old daughter is a big yoghurt eater and she likes these for something different, especially as an after school snack. It is another thing that is quick and easy to make and gives you a snack to pull […]

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Chilli Pear Ketchup

My husband loves chillies, the hotter the better… I am partial to a nice sweet chilli sauce, and our son is desperate to take after his father and be able to eat chillies, lol! When we visited China a few years ago and stayed in a Province that is known for hot food, he decided he needed […]

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