Marinated Mushroom Tart

This tart is a little bit special and a really lovely way to enjoy antipasto ingredients as a meal. A flaky pastry base is topped with caramelised onion and mustard cashew cream, then baked until golden. This is the blank canvas, ready to have all the good stuff stacked on top. Marinated mushrooms are a […]

Date and Orange Pinwheels

Makes 36 A cross between a pastry and cookie, these date and orange pinwheels will be a hit with anyone partial to a date and orange scone. Date and Orange Puree 2 cups dried dates, chopped zest and juice of an orange ½ cup water Pastry 2½ cups flour 220g cold butter, cut into cubes 250g […]

Courgette Tart

Simplicity is the key to this striking tart where courgette is the hero. Make it as one large tart or four individual ones. ½ cup Parmesan, finely grated 1½ cups plain flour pinch salt 150g butter, chilled 2–2½ tbsp water 200g mascarpone 2–3 medium sized courgettes 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil salt & pepper […]

Raspberry Frangipane Tart

Recipe Vicki Ravlich-Horan, Images Brydie Thompson Raspberry Frangipane Tart I’m a sucker for frangipane! Wave an almond croissant in my direction and I will crumble. While frangipane goes beautifully with a buttery croissant, the addition of tart raspberries is a perfect complement. Other fruit like plums, apricots and blackberries will also work. You will have […]


Recipe: Vicki Ravlich-Horan | Photography: Ashlee DeCaires These gorgeous tarts were created from ingredients gathered at the Tauranga Farmers Market on a beautiful Summer’s morning.  If fresh local berries are not in season other fruit like Kiwi, mandarins can be used. 2 cups Jersey Girls organic milk 6 Nicki’s Eggs egg yolks ½ cup sugar […]