Life of pie

Savour every last crumb of pastry and filling as these pies will blow your tastebuds out of the water.

Rich, cheesy and textured with polenta, this Greek-style quiche is gluten free and delicious served hot or cold, which makes it perfect for picnics or lunch boxes the...
This is the most perfect, custard-like quiche with plenty of gooey French cheese, chives on top and a homemade pastry crust. If you’re like me, and you think that...
I used to make filo by stretching it out thinly like strudel dough, until I read Wild Weed Pie by famed Greek expat and one-time Sydney chef Janni Kyritsis. I’ve...
To save time, make these tortilla pies a day ahead. Take any left-over pies for lunch the next day with a mixed salad.
Commonly referred to as potato ‘pita’ these filo pies are simplicity personified ­– and that is what makes them so good! Traditionally a homemade flaky dough...

As sweet as...

We're getting creative in the baking stakes and keeping our eyes on the pies.

Chef Geert Elzinga celebrated the arrival of Dutch mega star Andre Rieu in Australia with the baking of a typical Limburger flan (cherry flan). Every province has its...
The big blue – blueberries and maple syrup with mascarpone is a fitting grand finale to any dinner party.
Sometimes known as lemon chester pudding, lemon meringue pie is a wonderful combination of short, buttery pastry, a tart custard filling and a sweet, fluffy...

Coconut cream pie

My version of this pie has a rich coconut flavour and an Aussie twist or two. Instead of a pastry base, I have decided to use biscuits, Anzac biscuits of course....
Why should pumpkin pie get all the glory? This sweet potato version carries a similar vibe with cinnamon, ginger and a good splash of rum. Coconut milk adds a...

A Taste of Harmony

Celebrate the many cultures in your workplace from March 20 to 31, by allowing others a taste of your native cuisine.

These trout-stuffed Indian breads spell party. The filling can be prepared the day before, making them quick to put together on the day. If it's an outdoor affair you...
All over the Caucasus, people traditionally stuff eggplants (aubergines) with walnuts and pomegranate seeds to be pickled and preserved for the long winter months...
Light, fluffy and almost dumpling-like, these deep-fried vegetarian treats make such a delicious snack. This is a really quick and easy recipe that's great for...
This recipe takes its inspiration from the buttery cakes often served in the teahouses of Kerala. If using a homemade garam masala mix, don’t be tempted to add...

Cuisine Corner

With spices, tip, tricks, recipes and more, take a peek into this pantry...
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