Pastry Dish

Chicken, mustard and bacon pan pie

This lid-only pie is so easy to put together and it’s a favourite with everyone who tries it. It's an ideal size for one or two people, leaving a little bit left over for a tasty lunch the next day.

New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Jun 17, 2019

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  • Broccoli and three cheese pie

    We love this pie, which is really a tart, given it doesn’t have a lid! Combining the magic of goat's cheese, mozzarella and feta in a homemade gluten-free shell, it's a tantalising dish that is perfect for a midweek dinner.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Jun 17, 2019

  • Fish and leek pie with caper parsley peas

    This is a big family-style pie, but it can easily be pared back to suit one or two. It's a scrumptious way to add some fish to your weekly menu, and the pairing with caper parsley peas makes a well-rounded meal.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Jun 17, 2019

  • 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

  • Chicken and thyme one-pan pie

    Tuck into the ultimate comfort food with this chicken and thyme one-pan pie. The leek creates a beautiful creamy texture, and the garlic and thyme add so much flavour! Baked to golden perfection, this is a fantastic idea for a simple dinner.

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|May 23, 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!

    Nadia|May 08, 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

  • Chocolate ganache tart

    There are only five ingredients in this chocolate tart, but they combine to make something magical! Delicious puff pastry topped with a simple but divine chocolate ganache... what more could you want in a dessert?

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|Apr 10, 2019

  • Spiced plum pie

    Bright purple fruit oozes from this spiced plum pie, making it almost too beautiful to eat. But once you take one bite, you won't look back - it's simply divine. Enjoy for a showstopping dessert with friends and family.

    Food|Apr 10, 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

  • 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

  • Easy blueberry danish pastries

    Treat yourself to a homemade weekend brunch with these divine blueberry danish pastries. They're simple to make but will add a taste of luxury to your morning.

    Food|Feb 05, 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