Plum and mascarpone gelato

Combine plum pureé, homemade custard and mascarpone cream and you get this magical gelato, which makes a silky, fruity and luxurious treat. Could there be a more delicious way to cool down when the days start to get warmer?

Nadia|Oct 31, 2019

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  • Oat and plum tea cake

    Canned plums bring back memories of warmer days in this tea cake, which also includes oats and almonds to make a light and tasty dessert. Don’t be surprised at how quickly it disappears!

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|Jul 03, 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

  • Pork and plum casserole

    The rich flavour of plums really enhance the flavour in our beautiful slow-cooked casserole. Team this warming dish with steamed green beans or sautéed bok choy for a complete and nourishing meal.

    Food|Apr 10, 2019

  • Plum compote with creamy chia overnight oats

    This plum compote makes a delicious topping for a simple breakfast - ideal for grabbing on busy mornings when you just have to get out the door! Use almond milk and coconut yoghurt if you prefer a dairy-free version.

    Food|Mar 25, 2019

  • Plum and vanilla ambrosia with chocolate and cinnamon

    Spoon yourself a bowl of Nadia Lim's ambrosia for a dessert that will take you back to your childhood. The soft and pillowy goodness, filled with crunches of chocolate, is the summer dessert of our dreams.

    Nadia|Feb 19, 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

  • Plum and walnut bars

    These plum and walnut bars are such a wonderful tin-filler. Try for a moreish morning or afternoon tea snack - the combination of jammy plum filling and crispy topping is to die for!

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Jan 23, 2019

  • Rustic plum and strawberry crostata

    A rustic Italian tart, or crostata, is the perfect vehicle for plums - and their combination with warm, juicy strawberries is just divine! Try this gluten-free version for a luscious dessert.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Jan 23, 2019

  • Festive plum and strawberry jam

    This is such a lovely Nici Wickes jam recipe! It’s so seasonal and great as a little Christmas gift for anyone. And it can be made ahead of time, so you won't get stuck in the Christmas rush.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Nov 16, 2018

  • Plum kasundi (Indian spiced chutney)

    Nici Wickes' mum has taken the kasundi recipe from Nici's second cookbook Cook, Eat, Enjoy and made it with plums instead of tomatoes. It’s a fabulous staple to have on hand in the pantry

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Mar 08, 2018

  • Fried tofu with sweet and spicy Chinese plum sauce

    Nici Wickes' sweet, spicy and tart Chinese plum sauce recipe is the perfect accompaniment to anything from roasted duck, fish and chips, to fried tofu. Keep a bottle handy to make anything delicious!

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Mar 08, 2018

  • Plum, honey and hazelnut frangipane tart

    Nici Wickes' plum tart recipe is sublime and so easy to make. It takes the classic frangipane recipe, but uses hazelnuts instead of almonds, which pair so well with plums. Serve warm for a truly indulgent dessert

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Mar 08, 2018

  • No-bake plum, berry and goat’s cheese cream pie

    In this Nici Wickes pie recipe, a sweet biscuit crust is filled with tangy goat’s cheese and soft whipped cream, then piled up with handfuls of chopped plums and berries. It’s a truly fabulous dessert!

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Mar 08, 2018