French

Ratatouille with eggs

This traditional French dish is given an extra dose of protein in our recipe, topped with a couple of baked eggs. Serve with thick slices of sourdough bread for a delicious and filling dinner.

New Zealand Taste|Mar 12, 2019

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  • Crêpes suzette

    Crêpes may be a time-consuming task, but they're a labour of love that are oh-so worth it. Drizzled in Nici Wickes' delicious orange caramel sauce, these babies are the perfect weekend brunch dish.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Mar 10, 2019

  • Nici Wickes' best potatoes ever

    Scalloped potatoes, potato gratin, dauphinoise… These dishes get us swooning at their sheer comfort. Feel free to make this delicious potato dish ahead of time and reheat, especially when planning for a dinner party.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Mar 10, 2019

  • Chicken cooked in wine

    Cooked a day ahead, coq au vin is a brilliant and easy-to-make dish for serving a large group. With the flavours of wine, mushrooms, smoky bacon and thyme, the slow-cooked chicken is always succulent and juicy.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Mar 10, 2019

  • Easy seafood mornay

    Nici uses crème fraîche to save making a roux for this seafood mornay, and the result is rich and creamy, making for a great way to send the taste buds soaring at the beginning of a feast.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Mar 10, 2019

  • Tomato and smoked cheese tart

    Smoked cheese imbues the most wonderful and subtle flavour to this tart. Enjoy for a lunch or dinner that is easy to assemble - either with store-bought pastry or our tasty homemade recipe.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Mar 04, 2019

  • Olive, sundried tomato and herb tapenade

    This tapenade makes a delicious topping for crostini with a sprinkle of goat’s feta or a slice of fresh mozzarella and a leaf of fresh basil. Bon appétit!

    Nadia|Feb 28, 2019

  • Blueberry breakfast brioche

    The aroma of brioche baking is a delicious way to enjoy a summer weekend. Make a loaf of this beautiful brioche and enjoy for a decadent brunch.

    Nadia|Jan 29, 2019

  • Peach, nectarine and ginger tart

    Slightly cheese-cakey, this Nici Wickes tart is a fantastic gluten-free dessert for the summer. Top it with fresh seasonal fruit and that divine ginger syrup!

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Jan 25, 2019

  • Apricot and rosemary pistachio tart

    This gorgeous apricot and rosemary pistachio tart screams effort when, really, it’s quite simple to put together! Serve with ice cream for a scrumptious dessert.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Jan 25, 2019

  • Plum breakfast pastries

    You'll love whipping up these plum pastries for breakfast – they’re fast to prep and cook, and so much cheaper than ducking out to buy Danish pastries from a bakery.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Jan 23, 2019

  • Coconut and lime beignets

    Master the art of making beignets with this fun recipe. Spiked with the tangy, tropical flavours of coconut and lime, these pillowy French doughnuts are an afternoon snack you'll love making.

    Commercial|Dec 07, 2018

  • Ham and cheese croquettes

    Ham and cheese croquettes are not only a great way to use up the Christmas ham, these cheesy delights are delicious any time of year! Whip up a batch for a tasty after-school or pre-dinner snack.

    Food|Nov 15, 2018

  • Citrus almond twist

    This cake looks far more intricate to make than it really is. It’s all about clever layering and cutting. And once it's finished, you have a delicious creation to enjoy.

    New Zealand Taste|Nov 12, 2018