Pistachio & Raspberry Paris-Brest with All Butter Puff Pastry

INGREDIENTS 2 (375g packets) Carême All Butter Puff Pastry, defrosted 1 egg, lightly beaten 1/4 cup flaked almonds 500ml full cream milk 5 egg yolks 125g caster sugar 40g cornflour 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste 200g unsalted butter, softened 200g pistachio paste (recipe below or can be bought from specialty food shops) 1 punnet fresh…

Mushroom, Ham & Camembert Pithivier with All Butter Puff pastry

INGREDIENTS 2 (375g packets) Carême All Butter Puff Pastry, defrosted 1 tablespoon olive oil 25g butter 2 French shallots, finely chopped 100g thick cut leg ham, chopped 500g mixed mushrooms 4 sprigs thyme, leaves removed 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 150g Camembert cheese, cut in 2cm pieces 1 egg, beaten.

Moroccan Lamb Puffs with Spelt Butter Puff Pastry

INGREDIENTS 2 (375g packets) Carême Wholemeal Spelt Butter Puff Pastry, defrosted 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 brown onion, finely chopped 400g lamb mince 1/2 teaspoon all spice 1/2 teaspoon dried coriander 1/2 teaspoon dried cumin 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1x 400g tin chopped tomatoes 3 tablespoons pine nuts Juice of ½ a lemon 2 tablespoons…

Salmon, Prawn and Tarragon Pie with Classic Butter Puff Pastry

Salmon, Prawn and Tarragone Pie Recipe with Classic Butter Puff Pastry Serves: 4 Prep/Cook Time: 1 hour Skill Level: Easy-Intermediate This beautiful salmon and prawn pie is deliciously good. A subtle hint of tarragon compliments the seafood perfectly, and the creamy sauce, combined with flaky, buttery puff pastry, elevates these individual pies to a whole new…

Steak and Mushroom Pie with Classic Butter Puff Pastry

INGREDIENTS 375g packet Carême Classic Butter Puff Pastry, defrosted 20g dried porcini mushrooms 200ml hot water 800g chuck steak, cubed 3 tablespoons flour 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 large onions, chopped 250g Swiss brown mushrooms, sliced thickly 2 garlic cloves, sliced 2 bay leaves 400ml beef stock Salt and pepper, to taste 1 egg, beaten

Queen Fine Foods and Carême Pastry Vanilla Slice Competition Winning Entry

Queen Fine Foods & Carême Pastry Vanilla Slice Baking Competition Winner

Queen Fine Foods & Carême Pastry Vanilla Slice Baking Competition To coincide with Australia Day, the wonderful people at Queen Fine Foods approached us to run a joint Vanilla Slice Baking Competition. Open to bakers all across Australia, the entrants would be vying for a bakers dream of a prize, including a 1kg personalised jar…

Cherry Frangipane Wreath Tart Recipe

Cherry Frangipane Wreath Tart Recipe Serves: 8 Prep/Cook Time: 50mins Skill Level: Intermediate A beautiful cherry tart with a sweet almond frangipane filling, decorated with pastry leaves to resemble a Christmas wreath. Best made on the day it’s served, this tart can be eaten cold for afternoon tea or warm as a dessert. RECIPE INGREDIENTS 445g packet Carême…

Roast Pumpkin, Caramelised Onion, Sage and Feta Tart

Roast Pumpkin, Caramelised Onion, Sage and Feta Tart Serves: 6-8 Prep/Cook Time: 30mins, plus 2 1/4 hours cooking time Skill Level: Intermediate INGREDIENTS 445g Carême Spelt Wholemeal Shortcrust Pastry or Sour Cream Shortcrust Pastry, defrosted ⅓cup olive oil 2 brown onions, peeled and chopped 1 tbsp brown sugar 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar 1kg butternut squash, peeled and cut into…