Can You Freeze Pavlova?

Pavlova is a delicious dessert originating in Australia and New Zealand. It is a meringue base filled with fresh fruit and whipped cream. If you want, you can add sorbet or ice cream as well. It is the perfect end to a dinner party meal. The question is; however, can you make it ahead of time and freeze it so … Read More

Can You Freeze Puff Pastry?

Puff pastry is delicious, buttery, and, best of all, versatile. You can have it with either sweet or savory fillings. Use it to make sausage rolls, a chicken, leek, and ham pie, or a goat’s cheese, squash, and mushroom pithivier. If you have a sweet tooth, try a cream horn, an apple tart, or a chocolate and ginger frangipane galette. … Read More

Can You Freeze Pasta Dough?

Pasta is a very popular staple. There are so many different types such as tagliatelle, ravioli, lasagna, penne, and cannelloni, and a whole array of dishes you can make with it. Try linguini with clams, spaghetti Bolognese or carbonara, cannelloni stuffed with spinach and ricotta, pasta bake, or pasta salad. Most of the time we buy pasta ready-made but perhaps … Read More

Can You Freeze Fresh Pasta?

Fresh pasta is so much more delicious than dry pasta and it also takes a fraction of the time to cook. Think spaghetti and meatballs in a rich tomato sauce, linguine carbonara, spinach and ricotta cannelloni, and vegetable or beef lasagne. Perhaps you’ve made a big batch of fresh pasta, or maybe you’ve ordered from the local Italian restaurant and … Read More

Can You Freeze Pepperoni?

Pepperoni, with its salty, spicy, and tangy flavor, is a great addition to a charcuterie board. However, it can also be used in several dishes such as a topping for pizza, in pasta, in a salad, or in paella. Because it has such a strong flavor, you don’t need to use too much, so what do you do if you … Read More

Can You Freeze Jacket Potatoes?

Jacket potatoes are so versatile. You can have them as a side dish, or you can make a meal out of them. You can add numerous fillings, such as cheese and baked beans, tuna mayonnaise, egg mayonnaise, creamed garlic mushrooms, smoked haddock and cheddar, chili, curry, or cheese, bacon, and sour cream.  Jacket potatoes can be prepared either in the … Read More

Can You Freeze Food In Parchment Paper?

It is important to know what you can wrap your food in when you put it in the freezer. You can’t just put food unwrapped in the freezer as freezer burn can occur which will ruin the taste and texture of your food. In this article, we will take a look at parchment paper to see if it is a … Read More

Can You Freeze Paella?

Paella is a delicious Spanish rice dish. It is traditionally made with seafood and fish but it can also be made with meats such as chicken and chorizo or vegetables and beans. However, it is quite a lengthy process to make paella so can you make it in bulk and freeze some of it? The answer is yes, and it … Read More

Can You Freeze Plums?

The plum is a delicious fruit. You can eat plums as they are, or you can stew them and serve them with custard or cream. They are delicious in a crumble, a pie, or a cake. You can make them into a jam or a sauce which goes well with duck. However, what if you have a plum tree and … Read More

Can You Freeze Dauphinoise Potatoes?

Dauphinoise potatoes are sliced potatoes covered in a creamy cheese sauce that is baked in the oven low and slow. It oozes elegance and is a great addition to a dinner party. However, can you make it in advance and freeze it so that you can concentrate on other components of the dinner party on the day.  The answer is … Read More