We’re all about making life a little easier when we can, which is why you should definitely pick up a packet of frozen pastry next time you’re at the supermarket.
Having a sheet or two of ready-made pastry, either shortcrust, puff or even filo, is the key to a quick, cheap dinner with little to no fuss.
And it’s a seriously versatile ingredient; between quiches, sweet tarts and savoury pies, there’s a heck of a lot you can whip up at a moment’s notice.
Click through the gallery for the pastry recipes that’ll you want to save and make over and over.
Silverbeet & porcini fillo stacks
The easiest spinach & cheese pie you will ever make.
Savoury mince pie
Fill up this winter with a classic savoury mince pie. Filled with meat, veggies and gravy it’s a classic for a reason. This version uses filo for added texture.
Easy four-cheese pie
Because you can never have too much cheese.
Mushroom pie with minted mushy peas
A mushroom pie with crushed minty peas is an age-old classic for a reason. With a fresh herbed pastry and rich red wine gravy, this is a one is a keeper.
Spinach, feta and salmon parcels
These little filo pastry parcels are packed full of flavour. With flaky salmon fillets and our spinach and feta mix, it’s the perfect dinner idea to satisfy your tastebuds and meet your nutritional needs.
Antipasto puff pastry tartlets
Mustard dogs in pastry
Vanilla custard pie
The crispy pastry coupled with the gelatinous filling is a texture sensation with great flavours in this custard pie recipe. A dessert to die for!
Pear tarte Tatin
This classic upside down French pastry is works just as well with sweet, caramelised pears as it does as an apple tarte Tatin
Vanilla slice with passionfruit icing
The classic vanilla slice needs no introduction. Here, we’ve paired the layers of pastry and custard with a bright passionfruit icing for a zesty twist.
Butter chicken hand pies
A classic Indian dish re-created into a delicious hand-held feast for the whole family to enjoy!
Apple and cinnamon hand pies
These delightfully indulgent apple and cinnamon hand pies are the perfect addition to your next brunch or morning tea – simply divine !
Tender beef wrapped in flaky puff pastry – what more could you ask for?
A classic Aussie favourite, your family will love these homemade version of the humble sausage roll. It’ll taste so much better coming straight from the oven, and you’ll know exactly what’s going into them.
Puff pastry cheese straws
Quick and easy plum tart
Sliced stoned fruit encased by this fluffy and buttery puff pastry becomes a treat that is just simply good.
Chicken curry pot pies
Quick, easy and fun chicken curry pot pies to impress the kids.
Tuna, cauliflower and cheese pie
Salmon and asparagus quiche
Pumpkin and feta free-form tart
Eggplant and mushroom pasta pot pie
Asparagus and goat’s cheese tart
Free-form mushroom and cheese tart