What’s for Dessert? Tenina ebook giveaway for Thermomix fans!

Tenina Dessert Recipe ebook

It’s no secret that the most exciting thing to happen in the world of Thermomix recently was the launch of the first english-language ebook for fans of the super kitchen machine. And there was none more qualified to deliver this sweet global goodie than Australian mixing maven Tenina Holder.

Tenina is unrivaled as developer of mixing machine recipes. Most readers here will know her well for her cooking classes, blog, Facebook page, YouTube videos, and previous recipe books (Spin-a-dinner, For Food’s Sake) and let’s not forget the apps for Apple and Android devices.  (Ooof!) This whirlwind woman never stops innovating — now she’s going all sweet on us by serving up some Tenina-style dessert recipes in ebook format.

Ebooks are for everyone!
The Tenina ebook format means everyone can have 23+ yummy new dessert recipes in just a few clicks. We can download to our computers or other device and start cooking right away. No shipping fees — no waiting. It’s delivered quickly and easily no matter where we live on this great big Thermomixing planet. Too easy, really.

What’s for Dessert in the Kitchen Kit shop??
Yup, you read that right: Tenina has licensed her new ebook for purchase and download from the Kitchen Kit shop. Now you can add What’s for Dessert into your cart when shopping for spatulas, Super Scrubbies and other Thermomix-friendly add-ons from this blog’s online shop.

Tenina ebook Dessert Recipes

Time for a GIVEAWAY!!!
To celebrate the launch of this new ebook Tenina has offered a free copy as giveaway right here, on this blog. (Thanks Tenina, for spreading the fun!) Enter today and — if you know anyone who would like to win some sweet Tenina recipes, send them over here right now. This contest closes on Sunday October 14 (that’s Monday October 15 for friends in Australia.)

How to win the Tenina ebook
Leave a comment below on this very page. Tell everyone what is your favourite Tenina recipe –the recipe you love best, or the one you use the most. Is it a savoury or sweet recipe? A random draw will decide the winner and of course, this contest is open for global play! Doesn’t matter where you live ;-)

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See 56 comments from people who cook with Thermomix:

  1. Lesley October 11, 2012 at 8:22 pm #

    The perfect way to finish any Thermomix meal is an amazing dessert

  2. Anne-marie October 11, 2012 at 8:49 pm #

    My favourite is the buttermilk bread rolls from “For Food’s Sake”, so soft and beautiful. I’m also keen to make the brownies and have found the Crio Bru. Hmmm…that could be my Friday night sorted.

  3. ThermomixBlogger Helene October 11, 2012 at 8:55 pm #

    Yup Lesley — I totally agree. Especially if it’s the salty/sweet type of dessert ;-)

  4. ThermomixBlogger Helene October 11, 2012 at 8:56 pm #

    Hi Anne-Marie; I haven’t tried the buttermilk bread rolls yet… thanks for this recommendation!

  5. Robyn October 11, 2012 at 9:01 pm #

    I aspire to be half as good a Thermomixer as Tenina already is .. my favourite recipe is: the craisin and pistachio shortbread .. instant winner for me!

  6. Fiona October 11, 2012 at 9:08 pm #

    Love the caramelised garlic paste, great in sandwiches and as a topping for steak, sausages, whatever :)

  7. ThermomixBlogger Helene October 11, 2012 at 9:15 pm #

    Loving these recommendations Fiona and Robyn! I have my favourite Tenina temptations… but you are inspiring me/us to try new ones :)

  8. Kate October 11, 2012 at 10:14 pm #

    Made the Hazelnut Meringue with Choc/Criu Bru Cream and Strawberries last week – was a huge hit with everyone! It was SOOO devine…definitely make it again as it was easy to make too !

  9. ThermomixBlogger Helene October 11, 2012 at 10:29 pm #

    ooooh Kate, you ARE ambitious! And I bet you are popular too, making decadence like that happen right in your own kitchen ;-)

  10. The Bush Gourmand October 11, 2012 at 10:45 pm #

    I love Tenina’s Scented Shortbread biscuits. These are incredibly easy to make and very versatile. I use this recipe for a lot of different types of biscuits.
    I haven’t downloaded the e-book yet as I’ve just about used up my limit this month!

  11. Lisa October 11, 2012 at 11:16 pm #

    Definitely the flavoured-sugar shortbreads from “For Food’s Sake”. They take literally 90 seconds to mix up…and then you have to entertain yourself for what seems like a lifetime as they bake for 30 minutes. However, well worth the wait, and they are my stand-by “holey moley, friends are coming over” baking.

  12. ThermomixBlogger Helene October 11, 2012 at 11:52 pm #

    Lisa and Megan… I think you two talking about the same biscuits… pg 121 of For Food’s Sake? Yowzah, I’m sold! Gotta try me some of that sugary shortbread for the upcoming cookie season. (maybe I’ll mix up a batch of chili sugar!) I love recipes like this that are wide open for personal creative tweaking.

  13. Kylie October 12, 2012 at 12:49 am #

    Love the craisin and pastiche shortbread always make it as a Christmas gift for my friends that I don’t buy gifts for to thanks

  14. ThermomixBlogger Helene October 12, 2012 at 12:51 am #

    Thanks Kylie! Somehow I think you are not alone in favouring that recipe ;-)

  15. carlien October 12, 2012 at 2:05 am #

    i always make the stuffed and steamed chicken rolls. so easy and always a hit!

  16. Uli October 12, 2012 at 3:45 am #

    There are still many recipes I haven’t had a chance to try, but the Beef Basil dish with many variations depending on what else is in the fridge is popular in our family.

  17. ThermomixBlogger Helene October 12, 2012 at 4:00 am #

    Thanks carlien and Uli, it’s great to hear about more successful ‘family favourites’!

  18. Lorraine October 12, 2012 at 4:21 am #

    I am new to Themomix and am just finding out about Tenina’s wonderful recipes. Would love to make the citrus curd and spread it on the buttermilk bread rolls.

  19. Nora October 12, 2012 at 7:43 am #

    I don’t have the privilege of having Tenina’s book (snif, not available in Ireland/UK and shippings from Australia are just too steep for me) but I have peeked at a few of her videos and the latest one with the homemade chocolates has to be my fav’.

  20. ThermomixBlogger Helene October 12, 2012 at 8:52 am #

    Hi Lorraine — it sounds to me like you are already well on your way with Thermomix! That combo sounds perfect… sweetly sour curd on fluffy home baked rolls, omg ;-)

  21. ThermomixBlogger Helene October 12, 2012 at 8:53 am #

    Nora — you are in luck. I think there will be more ebooks from Tenina in the future and shipping will no longer be such an issue for those of US who live far away. Yipeeee!

  22. Karine October 12, 2012 at 9:59 am #

    What a wonderful idea, an ebook with recipes for the Thermomix, no shipping, instant fun!. I’ve got my thermomix only since a couple of months, but I use it everyday…. wish I had known it years ago!
    While the rest of the family would love sweet dishes, I’m the one who likes savoury the most. But choosing one tenina recipe would be impossible for me…….umami paste, moc rice, advocaat, lebanese toum, they are all so good!

  23. ThermomixBlogger Helene October 12, 2012 at 11:01 am #

    Thanks Karine – I think you’ll find that you use Thermomix more and more each day as time goes on. I also think Umami paste might be my fave Tenina recipe.. or at least for sure the one I’ve done the most often ;-) I think some of the other ‘favourites’ you mentioned might be my recipes though… Here’s that Mock Rice, and the mock Advocaat, and the Toum!

  24. Debbie October 12, 2012 at 12:25 pm #

    I love the Coconut Milk Custard – the grandkids just love it – an easy desert

  25. ThermomixBlogger Helene October 12, 2012 at 1:03 pm #

    Thanks Debbie!

  26. Robyn October 12, 2012 at 1:53 pm #

    The Umami paste is my favourite. Adds flavour to any dish!

  27. ThermomixBlogger Helene October 12, 2012 at 2:03 pm #

    I’m with you Robyn!

  28. Sharnee October 12, 2012 at 4:20 pm #

    I love love love salted caramel sauce!! Freshly made, the warm gooiness seeps over cold clumps of vanilla icecream…such a comforting treat!! Yum yum yum!

  29. ThermomixBlogger Helene October 12, 2012 at 5:05 pm #

    Great review on this recipe Sharnee… I know who to call next time I’m lost for words for this blog. You have the gift of gourmet gab, lol! I am SO tasting this as I read it and YES, love the salty sweet here too!

  30. New Comer October 12, 2012 at 6:34 pm #

    Just bought my Thermomix, and can’t wait to start trying all these beautiful recipes!! Hope I stay on track with the diet!! LOL

  31. ThermomixBlogger Helene October 12, 2012 at 8:09 pm #

    Dear New Comer — Well, about that diet…. I suggest you go crazy making all the yummiest things you find all over this blog and in Tenina’s recipe books. The secret is to SHARE the goodiness. Make and distribute before taking a bite! That way, if you send it out to others, you will eat less. I have struggled with this too and I can say, sharing is more fun than dieting ;-)

  32. Dot October 12, 2012 at 9:23 pm #

    Wow! I just ordered “For Food’s Sake” yesterday and can’t wait to get it.
    It’s hard to pick a favourite as there are so many I really like but for today, I’ll pick “Chicken Salad with Vietnamese Dressing” from Dinner Spinner.

  33. Jen October 12, 2012 at 10:25 pm #

    Love the citrus curd.

  34. ThermomixBlogger Helene October 12, 2012 at 11:10 pm #

    Dot and Jen, those are two of my favourites also — although the citrus curd is somewhat ‘dangerous’…

  35. Julie October 13, 2012 at 2:50 am #

    EVOO Lemon Tart is my favourite – it’s always a hit with guests.

  36. ThermomixBlogger Helene October 13, 2012 at 2:53 am #

    Hi Julie – that’s great news! I find that guest generally really appreciate anything made with real lemon. It seems to really titillate the taste buds, this one is a winner for sure!

  37. Iwantone October 13, 2012 at 5:56 am #

    I want to experiment with the icecream recipes!

  38. ThermomixBlogger Helene October 13, 2012 at 6:55 am #

    Dear “Iwantone”… I hope you got yours ;-) For sure you will have a great time sampling Tenina’s frozen desserts — impossible to resist.

  39. Dodi October 13, 2012 at 8:16 am #

    I am new to Thermomix and glad to find help available

  40. Mandy October 13, 2012 at 3:38 pm #

    I have just purchased my Thermomix, and only tried the recipes from the everyday book. My friend has the spin a dinner app, which looks great so that will be my first recipe purchase.

  41. Ann-Maree October 13, 2012 at 3:40 pm #

    My family LOVE Tenina’s Butterscotch Self Saucing pudding. They would have it every day if possible!

  42. ThermomixBlogger Helene October 13, 2012 at 9:58 pm #

    Mandy and Dodi – you just can’t go wrong with Tenina’s recipes. They are easy to follow and always delicious. We’re so lucky to have such a reliable fountain of a woman who keeps spewing forth great Thermomix recipes for the rest of us. (Of course I mean ‘spewing’ in the best way possible!)

  43. ThermomixBlogger Helene October 13, 2012 at 9:58 pm #

    Ann-Maree — Okay, I would take it every day too, if possible ;-)

  44. MandyY October 13, 2012 at 11:10 pm #

    I haven’t tried one yet, though have browsed extensively! I’m thinking that he Parmesan sage shortbread looks fabulous though :)

  45. Juanita October 13, 2012 at 11:36 pm #

    I just keep on doing the quick, easy, delicious chocolate icecream!

  46. Caroline October 14, 2012 at 12:26 am #

    Definitely the divine Lemon Curd. Scrumptious. Goes with everything. Sweet & savory.

  47. ThermomixBlogger Helene October 14, 2012 at 3:01 am #

    Hi Caroline — yowzah, you serve the Lemon Curd with savoury foods? How interesting… I’d love to know more about that… To me it’s a sweet treat all the way but I love sweet and savoury together and my ears and mind are open to your suggestions ;-)

  48. Kylie October 14, 2012 at 5:49 am #

    Are you serious…. one favourite is impossible….. the best i can do is three…Citrus curd….salted caramel sauce….umami paste….YUMYUMYUMYUM

  49. ThermomixBlogger Helene October 14, 2012 at 6:59 am #

    I know Kylie, it’s a tough call right? You just listed the three Tenina recipes I make most often too ;-)

  50. Robert McGovern October 14, 2012 at 4:06 pm #

    (First I’m not entering, I already have the ebook)

    My fav Tenina recipe, and I think in part it’s because it was my first introduction to her, is her Chocolate Ice-Cream http://tenina.com/2008/06/all-scream-for-icecream/ it’s scrummy and I say that as someone who isn’t that fussed on having desert. (More a savory person, starters at a Chinese or Indian are deadly for me)

  51. ThermomixBlogger Helene October 14, 2012 at 4:59 pm #

    Right on Robert and Juanita! That chocolate ice cream is one I’ve not tried yet, because I’m in the same camp as Robert when it comes to savoury vs sweet. But then again, chocolate has had it’s way with me in the past, so there’s definitely room for more chocolate in my world. Thanks for your input.

  52. Kylie October 15, 2012 at 3:53 am #

    Congrats carlien we are all very jealous :-)

  53. Jane October 19, 2012 at 7:00 pm #

    Ohhh looks so good

  54. VNess October 2, 2013 at 5:40 am #

    I do love a good dessert but trying to watch the waistline at the moment. I must say that I tried Tenina’s Slow Cooked Beef Chilli and it was a huge hit all round. I even had my kids eating it (red kidney beens and all). This is one to add to the favourites list.
    Thanks Tenina.

  55. ThermomixBlogger Helene October 3, 2013 at 9:03 pm #

    I agree! Tenina’s recipes are consistently great: reliable, yummy, and never too complex to be fun. They reduce kitchen stress and are perfect for everyone who owns a Thermomix.

  56. Kay July 9, 2014 at 10:36 pm #

    I am just waiting for my Thermomix to move in! I am collecting recipes and making up a portfolio ready for the cooking to begin and I can’t wait.