Maple walnut pull-apart

Who doesn’t love a pull-apart loaf? Dig into this nutty treat, either warm from the oven or toasted, slathered in butter. It's the perfect sweet treat for an autumn morning or afternoon tea!

New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Apr 14, 2019

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  • Cinnamon and nut palmiers

    This recipe is a little different than usual palmiers in that it uses nuts in the filling. They’re a cross between a regular palmier and baklava! The assembly step looks a bit difficult, but really is very easy and quick.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Apr 14, 2019

  • Creamy mussel pot

    This creamy mussel dish is incredibly simple to make, and can be on the table in under 30 minutes. That's not to mention how delicious it is, and all that omega-3 and protein will give your health a fantastic boost!

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Apr 05, 2019

  • Ginger and lemongrass pork

    A quick stir-fry such as this is perfect for health and happiness – it’s full of pingy flavours and will transport your taste buds to Vietnam!

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Apr 05, 2019

  • Chicken breast with romesco sauce

    The great thing about chicken breast is that it will soak up whatever flavours you throw at it. Here, it’s coated in balsamic vinegar, pan-fried and drizzled in romesco, the classic Spanish roasted red pepper sauce.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Apr 05, 2019

  • Chicken in agrodolce

    The traditional Italian sweet and sour sauce, agrodolce, from The Food of Love Cookery School caught Mum’s eye and, in the absence of rabbit, she has used chicken and it’s perfect.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Apr 01, 2019

  • Venetian rice and peas

    From A Year at Hotel Gondola (incidentally about a 50-year-old food writer who heads to Venice, falls in love and grapples to meet her publisher’s deadlines!), this dish is incredible – salty, sweet, soupy and pure comfort.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Apr 01, 2019

  • Pasta with cinnamon and sausage sauce

    The original recipe from The Food of Love Cookery School uses a seashell-shaped pasta. But Nici prefers making corteccia, a pea-pod shape, as it’s faster, easier to make and will still capture the delicious sauce in all its nooks and crannies.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Apr 01, 2019

  • Pear and blueberry shortcake

    This shortcake is so wonderful as it isn’t too sweet. The pears and blueberries are a magical duo! Perfect for morning tea, afternoon tea or dessert, this is a recipe you're going to be pulling out time and time again.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Mar 24, 2019

  • Parsnip, pear and sage purée

    Silky and smooth, this parsnip and pear purée trumps even the best mashed potatoes every time. Serve on the side of a beautiful meat dish with some salad greens for a deliciously warming meal.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Mar 24, 2019

  • Pear, chocolate and burnt butter cake

    The burnt butter gives this cake a delicious nutty flavour which pairs well with old friends, pear and chocolate. Serve for a gorgeous gluten-free dessert or a truly indulgent afternoon tea treat.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Mar 24, 2019

  • Overnight apple oats

    Oats are the perfect way to start the day – they’re super-nutritious while also being a slow-release carbohydrate to sustain you throughout the morning. Plus, this overnight apple oats recipe is so delicious!

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Mar 17, 2019

  • Apple and ricotta parcels

    These little beauties make for a fabulous, fast dessert. Combining the sweet tang of apples, smooth and creamy ricotta cheese and crispy puff pastry, Nici Wickes' parcels are a delicious treat.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Mar 17, 2019

  • Baked pork and green peppercorn apples

    Stuffing apples with a savoury mix of pork and peppercorns is such an easy and fun dish to make. Once baked and dusted in fresh Parmesan, you’ll be rewarded with a deliciously satisfying meal.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Mar 17, 2019