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14 sweet and savoury fresh peach recipe ideas to try

Celebrate the short but sweet stone fruit season with these delicious peach recipe ideas. Try homemade chutney, pies, salads, cakes and more. You can even bottle them to enjoy all year round!

Want more sweet inspiration? Watch our easy how-to video and learn how to poach peaches for your next breakfast or dessert.
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    Peaches and cream pastry pockets

    No matter how many times you've had it, there's something magical about the pairing of peaches and cream. This pastry pocket recipe is no exception. Serve for a decadent breakfast or stunning dessert


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    Peach, vanilla and crème fraîche pie

    Nici Wickes' peach pie recipe is so quick and easy to make, even if you make your own pastry. The vanilla-scented peaches combine beautifully with the slightly tart crème fraîche

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Peach and kaffir lime chutney

    Nici Wickes' peach and kaffir lime chutney makes a great pairing for seafood, such as crumbed fish, or try it with sticky pork or other Asian-inspired dishes like soy chicken

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Roasted peach, beetroot and parma ham salad

    This light and fresh recipe sees roasted peach, beetroot and parma ham combined into a sophisticated salad. Serve with a delicious pomegranate molasses dressing and enjoy as a gorgeous side dish


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    Caramelised peaches

    Spiced yoghurt adds perfumed creaminess to these peaches caramelised in brown sugar. Caramelising the peaches deepens their natural flavour.

    Australian Women's Weekly|

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    Peach melba cakes

    These summery peach melba cakes are the perfect dessert for the warmer nights - creamy, fruity cakes drizzled in a divine raspberry sauce!

    Australian Women's Weekly|

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    Sugar-free bottled peaches

    I never add sugar when bottling peaches (or other summer fruit) as they have enough natural sugar in them. By using the easy overflow method to preserve, they last just as well without the sugar. Buy a case online from one of the orchards in Central Otago, then set aside an hour or so in summer to preserve half a dozen jars.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Grilled peach and prosciutto bruschetta

    I’ve designed these little open grilled-bread sandwiches or bruschetta (pronounced brusketta in Italian) around the common French practice of wrapping salty air-dried ham around fruit, usually melon. I’ve given it a Kiwi twist by chucking peach slices on the barbecue, which lends a wonderful, smoky, caramel note. Add peppery rocket, creamy goat’s cheese and salty cured ham and you’ve got one swanky wee dish. Photograph by Jani Shepherd. This is a light meal in the French Pro­vençal style; just add a balmy evening, your sweetheart and a glass or two of chilled rosé.

    New Zealand Taste|

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    Peach and hazelnut friands

    Brighten up your morning or afternoon with these stone fruit and nutty french cake delights.

    Australian Women's Weekly|

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    Peach and cherry pie

    The combination of peaches and cherries in this pie is gorgeous. Don’t worry about pitting the cherries – life’s too short – but do forewarn the pie-eaters!

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Roast peaches with coconut crumble

    Escape to summer with this heavenly dessert! Sweet soft roasted peaches with a crunchy nutty coconut crumble - simple divine!

    Australian Women's Weekly|