French

Rhubarb crème fraîche galette

This clever recipe emulates the famous combination of rhubarb and custard, enclosed in a golden pastry shell. It's a dessert made for sharing, so enjoy with friends and family as a great excuse for a winter gathering.

New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Jun 10, 2019

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  • Onion soup with cheesy kumara toast

    Swap out the classic croutons often paired with onion soup for slices of uniquely delicious kumara toast in this recipe, topped with pesto and gruyère cheese. It's a nourishing recipe that will warm your soul on a chilly night!

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|Jun 05, 2019

  • Pear and chocolate tart

    This decadent, dreamy tart is such a joy to share with friends and family on a special occasion. With a deliciously nutty cashew pastry, silky smooth chocolate filling and poached pears topping, it looks just as incredible as it tastes!

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  • Stone fruit, blueberry and cardamom clafoutis

    This gorgeous fruity dessert is so simple to make - just 15 minutes of preparation, then the oven will do all the work! Swap the stone fruit for pears if they're out of season, and serve with a generous scoop of ice cream.

    Nadia|Apr 18, 2019

  • 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

  • How to make the perfect hollandaise sauce

    Follow our simple steps to make the most delicious hollandaise sauce for your next Sunday morning eggs bene, or jazz up the classic with some fresh new flavours. It couldn't be easier!

    Food|Apr 09, 2019

  • 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

  • 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