This is a collection of easy recipes made with puff pastry that is perfect for entertaining. However, you can make them any time you need a snack or a light meal.
I love pies and pastries! I grew up eating them and learned to appreciate how versatile they can be. Savory or sweet pies are great for any meal or time of the day.
Sweet for the morning, savory for lunch or dinner. They are even great as appetizers for parties.
If you visit Romania and especially Bucharest, the capital of the country where I grew up, you will find those at every corner of the street.
There are so many bakeries and pastry businesses that you cannot even imagine. Pretzels, savory pastries filled with cheese, meat, sausages, hot dogs, or sweet ones filled with apples, pumpkin, or farmer’s cheese.
Options are for everyone and for every taste.
Some of them are so popular that people are waiting in line for them. It is an “on the go” type of meal when you run around the city with business. It is also a very cheap way of eating.
However, there is nothing better than homemade pastries. You can have them as appetizers, snacks, breakfast, and anything in between.
I used to be afraid to work with puff pastry in the past, but I discovered how easy it is, and since then, I love making all kinds of pastries with it.
Here you have my collection of recipes made with puff pastry. Most of them are savory, but there is one you will love, the sweet pastry with farmer cheese.
It is in fact one of my most popular recipes on the blog. Enjoy!
This Romanian Spinach And Feta Cheese Pie is a rustic recipe that is made with puff pastry. A wonderful, relatively easy recipe to make, suitable for vegetarians, this pie is made with spinach, leeks, onions, dill, and mint. The combination of spinach with onions, leeks, dill, mint, and Feta cheese will make you beg for […]
This Romanian Perfect Easter Puff Pastry Minced Meat Pie recipe is a cousin of the Greek Kreatopita pie and a delicious dish I make every Easter. The pie is made with puff pastry and a filling of ground meat that can be pork, beef, or a combination of both. It works great as an appetizer […]
Who doesn’t love an easy snack or an awesome appetizer? These Ham And Cheese Puff Pastry Pockets are the answer to any party menu dilemmas. I love puff pastry. It is so versatile and simple to use in so many ways. As an Eastern European, the puff pastry is one of the staples in my […]
Savory Feta and Black Caraway Pastries are a great appetizer or snack to have around. Very easy to make, these pastries will win your heart in no time! The mild saltiness of the cheese and the aromatic with a peppery bite of black caraway seeds make these pastries delicious. I wrote on the blog some while […]
Sausage Pumpkin Pinwheels Appetizers are a great recipe for parties or potlucks around the fall or winter holidays. Easy to make, this recipe uses just a few ingredients, like puff pastry, sausages, pumpkin puree, cheese, and green onions. Delicious and perfect! Enjoy! This recipe of Sausage Pumpkin Pinwheels Appetizers is great for a party. I would, personally, make these appetizers […]
Cabbage puff pastries triangles is a recipe made with puff pastry filled with cooked cabbage and optional bacon. This recipe is great for parties. Today, I am going to give you a recipe for cabbage puff pastry triangles that is very easy to make and can satisfy a crowd, vegetarians or not. Make them for […]
Delicious Romanian Meat, Potatoes, and Feta Cheese Pie inspired by Greek Kreatopita. Easy to make, with beautiful flavors, this pie is great for any meal. I love pies and pastries! I grew up eating them and learned to appreciate how versatile they can be. Savory or sweet pies are great for any meal or time […]
Romanian Farmer Cheese Sweet Pastries are delicious and easy to make. The puff pastry is filled with farmer cheese and raisins. What are some of your weaknesses when it comes to food? Mine are the pastries. Bucharest, the place I come from, has pastry shops on every corner of the street. These little bakeries make […]
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Hi! I am Gabriela and this is my virtual home. I am a self taught cook and a trained Pastry Chef. I inherited the cooking genes from my maternal grandma and the love for baking from my paternal grandma. Read More