Char sui puffs

Puff pastry recipes

Whether it's speedy rough puff, homemade from scratch or a cheat's off-the-shelf block, this buttery pastry can be used for pies, tarts, desserts and canapés.

5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

We've combined sausage rolls with the flavours of Chinese char sui pork - doubly delicious!

50 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

These delicious fruit pastries are a must for your next brunch

45 mins
Easy
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20 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Drawing from the apres-ski classic tartiflette, this indulgent pie transforms into a cheesy fondue with creamy sliced potatoes and crisp puff pastry 

1 hr and 15 mins
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Vegetarian
17 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Apples and cheese make perfect partners in this puff pastry tart, ideal for using up the remnants of a cheeseboard or leftover cranberry sauce. Serve hot or cold for a Boxing Day buffet

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make some moreish cheese and bacon turnovers for lunch, a picnic or buffet, and add a dollop of mustard if you like. They'll keep for up to three days

30 mins
Easy
3 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Love custard tarts or pastel de nata? Try GF member Sue Tappin's recipe for cinnamon-topped custard pie – it's deliciously decadent

1 hr and 25 mins
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Vegetarian
7 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This make-ahead main of pastry-wrapped fish and rice is an extra-special way to serve seafood for a dinner party, spiced with cardamom, cloves and chilli

1 hr and 10 mins
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Top some puff pastry with cherry tomatoes, peppers and halloumi to make an easy family lunch or supper. Scatter over some basil leaves to serve

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
18 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Top buttery puff pastry with caramelised onions and melted cheese for a festive buffet or dinner party winner that you can make ahead and freeze

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
10 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Test your skills by creating layers of buttery puff pastry to use in sweet and savoury pies, tarts, desserts and canapés

40 mins
A challenge
84 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Use Gordon Ramsay's recipe when you want a quick, light flaky pastry in minutes

10 mins
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5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Use ready-rolled puff pastry for a fuss-free, midweek masterpiece - fill this pie with pulled ham hock and a creamy, herby sauce

55 mins
Easy
5 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

Top puff-pastry with sliced peaches to make this rustic, simple Spanish-style fruit tart - an easy yet attractive dinner party dessert

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
20 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A light lunch or dinner party starter of puff pastry topped with mustard crème fraîche, flaked salmon fillets, and baby spinach

35 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Top cheesy rough-puff pastry with soured cream, grated gruyère and seasonal vegetables for a rustic vegetarian lunch or light dinner

1 hr and 10 mins
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Vegetarian
13 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

These savoury pastries are sure to please at a posh picnic, with cream cheese, smoked fish and puff pastry

50 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Cross a croissant with a muffin and you'll get these buttery, flaky, fruity pastries - perfect for brunch or an indulgent treat

1 hr and 5 mins
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Turn root vegetables and puff pastry into a stunning vegetarian starter or main with coriander, cumin and harissa

3 hrs and 5 mins
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Vegetarian
14 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Crisp puff pastry covers tender meat in these individual wellingtons – the ultimate main course for a romantic Valentine's Day meal for two

4 hrs and 15 mins
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12 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

These individual pies are quick to prepare, packed with spicy sausage and butternut squash, then topped with a ready-rolled puff pastry lid

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
6 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Top puff pastry with onion and cheese, then finish with caramelised slices of carrot for a stylish vegetarian starter or main

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Take puff pastry and top with banana shallots and ready-cooked chestnuts for these stylish vegetarian tarts – a great dinner party starter

1 hr and 35 mins
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Vegetarian
2 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

Rough puff pastry, crème pâtissière and fresh raspberries are layered up in this stunning French dessert - perfect for impressing dinner guests

1 hr and 50 mins
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7 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Fill homemade rough puff pastry with a medley of soft juicy blackberries, blueberries and plums for an easy and eye-catching dessert

1 hr
Easy
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