Chicken pie with a difference - a creamy chicken, crème fraîche, leek and lemon filling topped with light, flaky filo pastry - a light alternative that can be ready in just 25 minutes
Bake this spinach and feta filo pie recipe for a hearty family meal - packed with veg, crumbly cheese and wrapped in crispy filo pastry. Serve with a fresh, herby carrot salad for dinner or pack up slices for a picnic lunch.
This is a great Moroccan-inspired pie to bring out for dinner parties and weekend lunches when entertaining friends and family. Beautifully spiced lamb mince, apricots, toasted pine nuts and parsley are encased in buttery filo pastry. A sure-fire winner.
A perfect lunchbox addition, the kids will love these delicious filo pastry snacks crammed-full with tasty Cheddar cheeseThese delicious filo pastry triangles are crammed with smooth Cheddar and creamy ricotta cheese and make for a super simple kids' lunch
If you're planning a party, snacks are as important as ice on the priority list. These cheese straws are made with filo pastry and baked with parmesan and paprika for lightly spicy, crunchy and devlishly moreish results.
This free-form tart makes an impressive vegetarian main or picnic dish. Creamy goat’s cheese and herby buttered potatoes fill a crispy filo pastry case for a healthy bake that still feels indulgent.
A pretty autumn tart, topped with deliciously sharp blackberries, fresh mint and a drizzle of dark chocolate
Baklava is just for dessert, right? Wrong! This pepper and aubergine baklava is a simple and savoury recipe that's guaranteed to impress your guests thanks to its intricate layers of well-seasoned vegetables and flaky filo pastry. Easy to make, easy to eat.
These tasty curried potato filo rolls make the most of red potatoes, which have a delicious buttery flesh which carries the flavours of zingy ginger, chilli and fragrant ground Indian spices wonderfully
Try Jamie Oliver's healthy spin on classic fish pie, with crunchy filo pastry and pea-packed mash - a real winner.
This classic dessert from Austria makes for an great autumnal pudding. Using ready-made filo pastry works just as well as making your own (and saves some precious time!). A lovely mix of sweet and spice. Serve with custard or ice cream.
Excellent as pre-dinner canapés, these light and tasty spinach and filo tarts are a cinch to make. Blanched spinach, eggs, Parmesan, mustard and crème fraîche make up the savoury filling, with each tart baked in the oven till crisp and golden.
A glorious potato and filo pastry pie, stuffed with creamy ricotta cheese, spinach, pinenuts and garlic. The potatoes are finely sliced but go into the filling raw, so you'll need to cook this pie for a time. But good things come to those who wait.
Spring rolls are a must-order when going out for a Chinese, but they are also well worth a try at home. This veggie recipe is filled with mushrooms, carrots and leeks and baked until crisp and golden for an irresistible starter or side.
These pretty tartlets make a great starter for a get-together dinner, or lovely lunch for an extra special gathering with friends
This thrifty recipe uses smoked mackerel, fresh filo pastry and a dollop of crème fraiche to create a savoury treat that feels of decadence, without any hard work. The tartlets can also be served as part of an afternoon tea or a brunch spread
For an impressive starter that's deceptively easy to make, look no further than our goat's cheese, broccoli and red onion tartlets recipe where filo pastry takes any hassle out of the equation. Served with a peppery rocket salad, it's an excellent start to any meal.
These aren’t Christmas crackers in the traditional sense, but any child expecting a party hat and a joke won’t be disappointed by the gorgeous chicken, mushroom and broccoli filling!
This crunchy sweet and savoury vegetarian open filo tart is super easy to make
Layers of crisp, flaky almond-flecked pastry encase the crunchy, sweet, nutty pear mix in this divine strudel – perfect for cool autumn and winter weekend nights. Dust with some cinnamon icing sugar for an extra hit of sweet and spice.
In this seasonal spin on the traditional recipe, try swapping spinach for zesty British-grown spring greens and bake the whole dish into a crunchy, filo-topped pie
Keep the kiddies entertained this summer with our simple yet fun recipes. Your little chefs will love these tasty treats; ‘money bags’ packed with white chocolate chips and diced nectarine.
Fresh from his latest cookbook, Turkish Delights, chef and food writer John Gregory-Smith, shares this beautiful alacati borek recipe, which is a spin on the traditional Turkish sigara boregi (pastry rolls filled with cheese)
Delicious, crispy parcels filled with sweet roasted pumpkin, pine nuts, creamy mozzarella and fresh mint
Chef William Drabble's recipe for baked mackerel with salsa and fishy crisps is a visual and literal feast. Topped with a fish-shaped pastry crisp that'll please the child inside us all, each mackerel fillet should be cooked till its tender, flaky, and delicious.
This fruity dessert has been given a lighter makeover with a no-fuss creamy yogurt filling and easy crunchy filo pastry base, so you can certainly treat yourself to an extra slice.
For a smart new vegetarian main, try these crisp filo parcels filled with colourful beetroot, spinach and goat’s cheese. Serve with the herby tabbouleh salad, a classic Middle-Eastern dish.
Quick and simple to make, these chicken filo pizzas take a classic recipe and give it an original twist to make for a filling family feast
This striking filo wreath makes an ideal centrepiece to an Easter buffet if you are feeding a crowd. Crisp buttery filo hides a succulent spiced lamb and spring greens filling, best served warm with generous dollops of cooling minted yoghurt alongside.
Sweet, earthy beetroot combines with nutty chickpeas in these delicious savoury bites. Paired with a creamy tahini dip, this easy recipe makes the perfect healthy snack to share with friends and family