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  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.


  • Preheat oven to 190* C (374* F) Fan.
  • Spread the puff pastry sheet on a working surface and gently roll it out.
  • Use an 8 cm round cookie cutter to cut out 20 circles in the puff pastry.
  • Using a 5 cm round cookie cutter, cut out the inside of 10 puff pastry circles. Leave the remaining 10 whole. In this way you will have 10 whole circles, 10 smaller circles and 10 rings. The small circles will be used as lids for the “nests”.
  • Line a baking pan with parchment paper and spread out the 10 large circles and 10 smaller circles. Brush with egg wash (the egg yolk diluted with water).
  • Place the rings over the large circles and brush with egg wash.
  • Use a fork to prick the inside of the large circles with rings so that they don’t puff up while baking.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes.
  • When ready, remove from oven and set aside to cool.
  • At this point you will have 10 puff pastry “nests” and 10 lids.

For the 1st filling

  • Finely chop the mushrooms and the onion. Transfer to a bowl.
  • Add the salt, pepper, cumin and yogurt. Mix thoroughly.
  • This mixture can be used to fill up to 10 vol-au-vent. Fill and cover with lids.
  • Serve with mandarin slices and thyme.

For the 2nd filling

  • Cut the eggs into slices and transfer to a bowl.
  • Add the mayonnaise, curry, mustard, lemon juice, a generous amount of pepper, salt and oregano. Mix well.
  • This mixture can be used to fill up to 10 vol-au-vent. Fill and cover with lids.
  • Serve with the green part of a spring onion (finely chopped) and oregano.

For the 3rd filling

  • In a blender, add the heavy cream, cream cheese, salmon, mustard, dill and lemon zest. Beat until all the ingredients are completely combined and it thickens.
  • This filling is enough to fill 10 vol-au-vents. Fill and cover with lids.
  • Serve with salmon, lemon wedges and dill.


The nutritional chart refers to the 2nd filling!

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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
8 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
19 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
15 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
2 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
1 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
7 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
0 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
5 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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