Double cheese and chive scones

These are the only scones to make if you’re after a recipe that’s super-charged with cheese. The recipe comes from Nici Wickes’ mum’s local café, but they’ve adjusted the recipe by adding chives for extra zing!

New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Oct 03, 2019

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  • Blue cheese and pear loaf

    This Nici Wickes blue cheese loaf is like a giant muffin, all fluffy and cheesy and studded with pieces of sweet pear. It's so easy to pull together - making it a fantastic recipe to have up your sleeve for any unexpected guests.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Oct 03, 2019

  • Mini lemon raspberry baked Alaskas

    Everyone loves an individual dessert and baked Alaska is always a huge crowd-pleaser – it screams effort, yet is deceptively easy to put together. These can be made round or square, just make sure they’re loaded up with tangy lemon curd.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Sep 30, 2019

  • Gooey molten chocolate puddings

    So popular in restaurants and dead easy to make at home, these chocolate puddings are incredible! Don’t be fooled by imitation recipes where the gooey filling is just undercooked batter – these ones are the real deal.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Sep 30, 2019

  • Nici Wickes' easy lemon flan

    This is such a simple citrus tart that has become a favourite as it can be made at a minute’s notice. Enjoy either as a light and zingy dessert or with a cup of coffee in the afternoon.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Sep 30, 2019

  • Savoury brioche buns with feta and blue cheese

    These buns are so handy as you can make the dough the evening before. Then it’s just a matter of putting them together just before you want to eat them, hot from the oven - perfect for a quick breakfast or morning tea snack!

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Sep 22, 2019

  • Lamb and minted pea sliders

    Like a little roast dinner in a bun, these lamb and minted pea sliders are such a fantastic idea for snacks when entertaining guests! Prepare the lamb ahead of time to make things completely fuss-free on the day.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Sep 22, 2019

  • Nici Wickes' teriyaki chicken drumsticks

    Whip up a batch of these finger lickin’ teriyaki drumsticks next time you’re entertaining guests. They’re as simple as anything to throw together, and make a party snack that is sure to please the crowd.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Sep 22, 2019

  • Warm potato and avocado salad with salmon

    This salad is a deliciously flavoursome childhood recipe of Nici Wickes' mum's, which is fabulous in its simplicity. The avocado is warmed by the potatoes just enough to bring up its flavour and creaminess.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Sep 16, 2019

  • Chocolate and salted peanut slice

    This dessert combines lots of superfoods into one gloriously delicious slice! With nuts, coconut sugar, coconut oil, plant-based milk and dark chocolate, this slice is beautifully sweet while also being surprisingly light.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Sep 16, 2019

  • Gluten and dairy-free choco-oat slice

    Nici Wickes’ choco-oat slice makes a great snack that’s a good one to get the kids or grandkids involved with making - it’s that easy and there’s barely any washing up! Best of all, it's free of both gluten and dairy!

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Sep 10, 2019

  • Berry pie sandwich

    A gorgeous mix between a slice and a sandwich, this sweet treat combines golden and crispy homemade pastry with a bubbling and jammy berry filling. It's perfect eaten cold for morning or afternoon tea!

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Sep 10, 2019

  • Beef, beer and blue cheese pie

    This pie is an absolute winner – hearty and rich, packed full of meat and gravy, spiked with tangy blue cheese and topped with flaky pastry. Make it on a chilly evening to warm you up from the inside out.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Sep 02, 2019

  • Sticky lamb shanks with Parmesan mash

    This is such a satisfying dish and so easy to cook! The lamb shanks are beautifully tender and the Parmesan mash is such a crowd-pleaser, making it a perfect weekend dinner to enjoy with the whole family.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Sep 02, 2019