1. blades

    Recipe Pastel de Guayaba y Queso Crema - Guava and Cream Cheese Pastry

    Pasta de guayaba or guava is a favorite treat everywhere in Latin America. The guayaba is a tropical fruit about the size of an avocado but is red and sweet inside. It pairs well with cheese and Latins love to stack a slice of cream cheese on a slice of guava paste and eat it as a treat. This...
  2. FoodFighter

    Recipe & Video Chicken Pot Pie (CPP) with Puff Pastry

    I hope you enjoy the video as much as I enjoyed eating this scrumptious dish. INGREDIENTS Serves: 4 Streaky bacon (cut into 2.5cm / 1" strips) x6 Garlic infused olive oil, 2 teaspoon or 30g Chestnut mushrooms, 500 grams (sliced into 5mm/eighth inch pieces) x Chicken thigh fillets (cut into...
  3. ElizabethB

    Recipe Tomato Puff Pastry Tart

    I want to show different ways to use Tomato Confit Tomato Puff Pastry Tart INGREDIENTS 1 Sheet Puff Pastry - defrosted Tomatoes - cut into 1/4" slices (the number needed will depend on the size of the tomatoes) 2 1/2 TBSP English Mustard or strong Dijon (I like the heat of English Mustard) 1...
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  5. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Recipe Balsamic Onion and Camembert Puff Pastry Parcels

    So this took some finding. It is a recipe we used to make before I became allergic to a dairy protein. After that we stopped making it because the camembert was key to the recipe. Advance a decade and vegan camembert is now on the market and pretty good. You'll need to find one with that...
  6. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Caramelized onions and brie in a puff pastry parcel

    We used to cook a dish we really enjoyed and recently discovered a vegan brie that's excellent so we thought we'd try it again. Only we can't locate the recipe and searches on the web are not revealing anything. What we remember is this. Puff pastry, Large Spanish sweet onions (we always...
  7. Morning Glory

    Home made puff pastry?

    I've lost count of the number of TV chefs who say 'its not worth making your own puff pastry. Store bought is fine'. Now as it happens I tend to disagree. The shop bought pastry is OK if you don't have time, but to me it never tastes as good as when I make it myself. The same goes for croissants...
  8. TheChefGoingHomeToday

    Pastry / baking cookbook recommendations?

    Despite all the cookbooks I have, I'm missing any on pastry or baking. Well I did find this one hidden away yesterday, quite a surprise as I have no idea when or why I bought it :unsure:. Looks a good book, as you'd expect. Can anyone recommend any good pastry or baking books, preferably for a...
  9. ElizabethB

    Recipe Mushroom, Leek and Goat Cheese Mini Puff Pastry Tarts

    MUSHROOM, LEEK AND GOAT CHEESE MINI PUFF PASTRY TARTS These pastries are wonderful for a party or you can make a hand pie and serve as a side dish or you can make a two person pie with a full sheet of pastry and have it for dinner with a salad. INGREDIENTS 2 sheets frozen puff pastry 1 Lb...
  10. ElizabethB

    Recipe Shrimp Puff Pastry Pies

    Every year we drive to the docks in Delcambre, La., about 30 miles from home. We buy fresh shrimp off of the shrimp boats. I remove the heads, weigh the tails to 1 lb. portions then freeze in zip bags with water. I took out the second to last pack out of the freezer today to make shrimp pies...
  11. C

    Recipe Chicken and Puff Pastry Shells

    Chicken and Puff Pastry Shells 2 Cups diced precooked chicken (white or dark meat, or both) Puff pastry shells (two per serving) 1 Cup white mushrooms, sliced and broken up by hand 1 yellow onion, diced 1 bell pepper, diced 4 celery stalks, sliced 2/3 Cup peas (fresh or frozen) 1/3 Cup butter...
  12. C

    Recipe Puff Pastry Burritos

    I guess this qualifies as a wrap, so I put it here. This is a recipe challenge entry for puff pastry -- with a Tex-Mex twist. 1 sheet of frozen puff pastry (or fresh, it you have the patience) 1 pound of ground beef 1 sweet yellow onion, sliced thin 2 cloves mined garlic (more if you like...
  13. C

    Recipe Puff Pastry Pizza

    Puff Pastry Pizza Roll out some puff pastry to the size you want, cut some strips to form and edge, and "glue" it on to your puff pastry base with egg wash to form a lip (like a pizza crust). Bake the pastry for 15 minutes in a 400F/200C oven. Remove from oven and cool. The pastry may be really...
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  15. Burt Blank

    Recipe Wild Mushrooms in a mustard and cream sauce inside a puff pastry pillow.

    Slice mushrooms and fry in butter, add flour and cook through gently. Pour in enough single cream to make it gloopy. Add mustard and season to taste. Bake the puff pillows. Split and stuff. These pics were taken in the house in Dade Florida. I bought the mush from Wholefoods.
  16. Burt Blank

    Recipe Chicken and porcini mushroom rough puff pastry pie.

    Quarter a boiling fowl. Chop up a load of onions. Place in slow cooker with 100 grm pkt of dried porcini. Add water and cook on high for 8 hours. Take out chicken and de bone. Blend stock with an immersion blender. Make rough puff. This is a fellow scouser Paul Hollywoods recipe Ingredients...
  17. Windigo

    Recipe Puff pastry feta & onion pie

    Ingredients: 1 sheet thawed puff pastry as big as a baking tray 4 small or 3 medium red onions 100 g of feta (I used real Greek feta but you can use a substitute) Bunch of basil Red wine Olive oil 1 tsp of dried thyme, oregano, and chilli flakes Salt & pepper to taste Method: 1) Cut the onions...
  18. Morning Glory

    The CookingBites Recipe Challenge: Puff Pastry

    Welcome to the CookingBites Recipe Challenge. The current challenge ingredient is puff pastry and Hemulen is our judge. To enter, all you need to do is post a recipe using puff pastry as a new thread, tag it cookingbites recipe challenge and post a link to it in this thread. You can use ready...
  19. LissaC

    Recipe Pastel de nata (egg tart pastry)

    (Picture from This maybe the most well known portuguese dessert. The original ones are small but in my family we cook what we call "a giant pastel de nata", basically we make it in a pie pan for the sake of convenience. I have to admit it's been a couple of years since I last...
  20. ElizabethB

    Recipe Mock Pizza with Puff Pastry, Pesto and Italian Sausage

    Sounds crazy but REALLY good. INGREDIENTS 2 - links Johnsonville Mild Italian Sausage 1 sheet frozen Puff Pastry - defrosted Pesto - I made the pesto using a generic recipe with one difference. I use pecans instead of pine nuts. Grape tomatoes - cut in half Crumbled Feta Cheese Crushed red...
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