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.

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

Ham, Ricotta and Pesto Pinwheels

Ham, Ricotta and Pesto Pinwheels Serves: 12 Prep/Cook Time: 55mins, plus 20mins freezing Skill Level: Easy Use any leftover Christmas ham in these tasty pinwheels with ricotta, pesto and pine nuts. They are perfect to make for a picnic, snack or an easy Sunday supper. We have made our own pesto but you can use store bought if…

Mediterranean Puff Pizza

Mediterranean Puff Pizza Serves: 4 Prep/Cook Time: 40mins Skill Level: Easy INGREDIENTS 375g packet Carême Classic Butter Puff Pastry, defrosted 2 tsp olive oil 70g chargrilled capsicum strips 4 tablespoons of green or black olive tapenade 260g vine-ripened cherry tomatoes 100g Greek feta, crumbled Salt and pepper, to taste METHOD Preheat oven to 200°C fan-forced. Lay the pastry…

Chicken, Crème Fraîche and Kale Puff Pie with Classic Butter Puff Pastry

Chicken, Crème Fraîche and Kale Puff Pie with Classic Butter Puff Pastry Serves: 6 Prep/Cook Time: 40-50mins Skill Level: Easy Don’t be alarmed by the diagram below! This really is the easiest way to line a spring form tin with pastry. INGREDIENTS 2 x 375g Carême Classic Butter Puff Pastry, defrosted 350g cooked shredded chicken 200ml creme fraiche…

Chocolate Hazelnut Mille Feuille

Chocolate Hazelnut Mille Feuille Serves: 8 Prep/Cook Time: 1hr Skill Level: Easy An indulgent Easter recipe. Layers of flaky Butter Puff Pastry, chocolate, Nutella, toasted hazelnuts, topped with Ferrero Rochers. Surprisingly easy to prepare, with not too many ingredients; this may just become your new Easter tradition! INGREDIENTS Whipped Ganache 200g dark chocolate (min 70% Cacao) 300g Nutella…

Leftover Turkey, Roast Pumpkin & Brie Braided Strudel

Leftover Turkey, Roast Pumpkin and Brie Braided Strudel Serves: 6 Prep/Cook Time: 1hr Skill Level: Easy This is a great recipe to keep on hand all year round as you can easily interchange the filling with other vegetables and meats. The beauty of using up leftovers is that most of the preparation has already been done. Add…