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Almond-filled Filo Snake (M’hancha)

Almond-filled Filo Snake (M’hancha)

Recipe by: Nici Wickes | Publication: World Kitchen

In Morocco there are plenty of little sweet treats to choose from, many with a base of ground almonds. This one is great because it looks so spectacular and is a taste and texture sensation.

Morocco – Marrakesh

 
Ancient Baked Apricot Custards

Ancient Baked Apricot Custards

Recipe by: Nici Wickes | Publication: World Kitchen

This is based on an ancient Egyptian recipe and uses fresh apricots.

 
Apricot and Baked Custard Tart

Apricot and Baked Custard Tart

Recipe by: Lauraine Jacobs | Publication: The Confident Cook

When I was at pupil at Mt Eden Primary School, the tuck shop used to sell a range of fare for hungry appetites. I guess some kids ordered their lunch each day, but my conscientious mother packed interesting fresh lunches with beautiful sanwiches, cakes and fruit. If I was ever permitted to buy my lunch it was an agonising toss up between the meaty pies or the baked custard tarts with mock cream around the edges.

This custard tart is far more sophisticated, combining the...

 
Apricot and Lemon Crepe Cake

Apricot and Lemon Crepe Cake

Recipe by: Lauraine Jacobs | Publication: The Confident Cook

I have often been haunted by memories of Stephanie Alexander’s crepe cake with lemon curd, which I ate in Melbourne at her restaurant, Stephanie’s, in the late 1980s. So I created my own version with a lovely velvety filling of apricot and lemon, layered with whipped cream. Be sure to make the crepes as thin as you possibly can, or the dessert may become rather stodgy.

 

 
Baked Cheesecake

Baked Cheesecake

Recipe by: Trudi Nelson | Publication: Fresh in the Kitchen

This cheesecake recipe is creamy and divine! Probably the best kiwi version of the traditional Bavarian baked cheesecake you'll ever find. The Austrians tend to make a pastry crust but we reckon the good, old malt biscuit makes the best cheesecake base ever. A perfect replacement for Christmas cake...

For more recipes by Trudi Nelson, go to www.freshinthekitchen.co.nz

 

 

 
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