“Lemon” Tempura Chicken – Failsafe

Domestic Diva: Lemon Tempura Chicken

This is my "claytons" lemon chicken, the lemon chicken you are having when you are not having lemon. I wanted to re-create the lovely thick rich Chinese style lemon sauce and make it failsafe.  This gluten free Thermomix tempura batter is just lovely …  [Continue Reading…]

Caramel Mud Cake – Birthday Cake ideas

Since I am on a roll with cakes and parties... I thought I had better post my absolute favourite failsafe cake recipe, a Caramel Mud Cake! I even prefer this one over the White Chocolate Mud cake recipe. I have used this one for the majority of all …  [Continue Reading…]

White Chocolate Mud Cake with Dairy Free “Butter-cream” Icing

It's the 1st day of school holidays, and my kids put in a special request for these cup cakes! How could I refuse? So I had 3 willing helpers in the kitchen this morning. Since posting the Mermaid party , I have had lots of people asking me for …  [Continue Reading…]

Mermaid Under the Sea Party

With 3 kids, the deal is, they take it in turns to have a party (so they will have one every 3 years), or they can choose to do something special like a family trip to Movie World, Sea World or something special on their party year instead. …  [Continue Reading…]

Chicken Koftas with Cashew Cream

I love middle eastern food, and I like to try to find ways to bring food from other cultures into our failsafe home and make the variations I need to get even a slight hint of what the original is. I know this is nothing compared to a real Kofta with …  [Continue Reading…]

Custard Mountain Slice

I am indulging my sweet tooth again. Layered slice using mountain bread, custard and carob icing. Simply divine! Easy to put together, and looks classy (well I still need practice at making it look that way... but you can get an idea of how classy it …  [Continue Reading…]

Bangers and Mash

I must admit, I had a lot of trouble bringing myself to post this blog. I mean... Bangers and mash, really? It is a meal a lot of people take for granted. But on the failsafe diet, gravy is not really something we can indulge in, one because of the …  [Continue Reading…]

Carob Cookies

Domestic Diva: Carob Cookies

Need a quick morning or afternoon tea treat? These are easy to whip up in the Thermomix and best of all, they are failsafe and suitable for an elimination diet. I have had this recipe for years and can not remember where I found it. I have adapted it …  [Continue Reading…]

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 …  [Continue Reading…]

Washing Powder and Gel in the Thermomix

A friend on Facebook put out the challenge a while ago to Go Green in all areas of cleaning and housekeeping. One of the areas she talked about was washing powder and she inspired me to give it a go and I haven't looked back!  For the last 8 months I …  [Continue Reading…]