+ Reply to Thread
Page 7 of 9 FirstFirst ... 56789 LastLast
Results 61 to 70 of 87
  1. #61
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Posts
    19,776
    Thanks
    5,212
    Thanked
    7,063
    Reviews
    1
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 posts
    I've been watching some videos, and looking on ebay, the ones for sale on ebay do have the right power cord/voltage etc. have watched a few videos on the thermochef also.

    I really don't think I could justify the price of a thermomix when I could get two thermochefs just because it's a bit quieter and has an inbuilt scale. $1000 is a lot of money to save a slight amount of noise pollution and one extra dish to wash for measuring!!

    I do love the look of them, and I'm sureI'd get plenty of use out of it.... But two THOUSAND dollars!! Whoa. It's just a shizload of money. I mentioned it to DP and he watched some videos and said it looks great, then he took one look at the price and the fact you have to buy one through a consultant and said hell no.

  2. The Following User Says Thank You to Benji For This Useful Post:

    tatia&shura  (03-03-2012)

  3. #62
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Posts
    5,530
    Thanks
    377
    Thanked
    1,526
    Reviews
    7
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    The reverse function is pretty handy though, when you want to stir but not chop/mush up your food.

  4. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to duckduckgoose For This Useful Post:

    Areca  (03-03-2012),Benji  (03-03-2012)

  5. #63
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Posts
    413
    Thanks
    136
    Thanked
    154
    Reviews
    2
    I prefer the scale on the side, as I use them for non-TC cooking as well, and saves washing the bowl, and it is easier to correct if a bit heavy handed.

    The reverse function does sound great, and not having it means I don't use my TC for chunkier main meals as it does chop the food up too much, but for $1200 price difference it just wasn't worth it to me.

    Depends what you are going to use it for as to whether a TC or a TM would be better value.

  6. #64
    mystical mumma's Avatar
    mystical mumma is offline * ʇı ǝןoʇs sǝıɹıɐɟ ǝɥʇ ˙˙˙puıɯ ʎɯ ʇsoן ʇuǝʌɐɥ ı *
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    off with the fairies
    Posts
    836
    Thanks
    21
    Thanked
    95
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Slightly derailing from original question (sorry op)
    But is it just for risotto type one dish wonder meals? Or can this magic machine whip me up some steak chips and eggs with fried onion and gravy?

  7. #65
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Posts
    10,407
    Thanks
    398
    Thanked
    723
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by mystical mumma View Post
    Slightly derailing from original question (sorry op)
    But is it just for risotto type one dish wonder meals? Or can this magic machine whip me up some steak chips and eggs with fried onion and gravy?
    I only got mine today and that's not a meal I'd make at home but you can cook meat in it, you can even make your own sausages in it (as in, make the sausages from scratch), it doesn't fry so you wouldn't get fried eggs but you can cook eggs in it and you could definitely make gravy.

    someone can come and correct me if I'm wrong on any of that!

  8. #66
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    4,765
    Thanks
    1,903
    Thanked
    2,790
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by mystical mumma View Post
    Slightly derailing from original question (sorry op)
    But is it just for risotto type one dish wonder meals? Or can this magic machine whip me up some steak chips and eggs with fried onion and gravy?
    It can make you a healthy version, absolutely. I was just looking at a thermomix recipe for bangers and mash with gravy. Not sure if I'm allowed to provide a link. It can cook vegies and meat, cook rice and make sauce all at once.

  9. #67
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    South Adelaide
    Posts
    3,457
    Thanks
    87
    Thanked
    416
    Reviews
    4
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by waterlily View Post
    I'd love to know when they have an interest free period too. I just can not justify the amount in one lump sum. Lol.
    Being vegan would I still use it as much does anyone know?
    We don't eat animal protein very often. No meat only the occasional egg mayo. So yes, you would use it! PLENTY! I grind my chia seeds up to make them easier to turn into a gel, throw in smoothies and use in cooking


    ---------
    Mummie to
    Lucy Alys (July '06)
    Minnie Audrey (July '09)
    Pippi Violet (oct '11)

  10. #68
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    South Adelaide
    Posts
    3,457
    Thanks
    87
    Thanked
    416
    Reviews
    4
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by bugsy View Post
    I prefer the scale on the side, as I use them for non-TC cooking as well, and saves washing the bowl, and it is easier to correct if a bit heavy handed.
    .
    I put a bowl on top of the lid to measure.

    The reverse function is a must IMO the things I've turned to mush because of forgetting to put it on reverse, also the TMX is the highest speed processor on the market so I'd say doing things like grinding to flours and nut butters would take longer in a chef.




    ---------
    Mummie to
    Lucy Alys (July '06)
    Minnie Audrey (July '09)
    Pippi Violet (oct '11)

  11. #69
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Posts
    496
    Thanks
    39
    Thanked
    54
    Reviews
    0

  12. The Following User Says Thank You to mylittlefamily For This Useful Post:

    shinebrite  (03-03-2012)

  13. #70
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Posts
    496
    Thanks
    39
    Thanked
    54
    Reviews
    0
    Reverse is a must!!

    Choice states that you have to take the measuring bowl off between measuring each ingredient! As well as pressing the rate button!


 

Similar Threads

  1. tell me about your thermochef
    By wildflowers in forum Product Recommendations & Questions
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 13-01-2013, 13:20
  2. A Thermochef question
    By Tea Lady in forum Recipes & Lunchbox Ideas
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 27-09-2012, 10:58
  3. Thermochef / Bellini / maxxi owners!
    By MrJones&Me in forum Recipes & Lunchbox Ideas
    Replies: 21
    Last Post: 12-09-2012, 10:48

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
christmas gift guidesee all Red Stocking
Shapland Swim Schools
Shapland's at participating schools offer free baby orientation classes once a month - no cost no catches. Your baby will be introduced to our "natural effects" orientation program develop by Shapland's over 3 generations, its gentle and enjoyable.
sales & new stuffsee all
True Fairies
True Fairies is the first interactive website where children can engage and speak with a real fairy through the unique webcam fairy portal. Each session is tailored to the child, and is filled with enchantment and magic.
Visit website to find out more!
featured supporter
The MAMA Centre
Pregnancy, birth & beyond care with your very own midwife. Home & hospital birth support, VBACs, antenatal & postnatal care by medicare eligible midwives & holistic health practitioners. Massage, chiro, naturopathy, yoga, counselling & beauty therapy
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!