Puff pastry is one of the best tools in a busy cooks' kitchen. It can be used to make sweet or savory dishes. It comes either rolled up to cut to size or in pre-defined squares to easily make triangles of delicious foods that can be eaten anywhere.
Every cuisine has some form of hand pie and while they all have their own unique dough, most can also be made with puff pastry. From bourekas to empanadas, to calzones, hot pockets and more you can make almost anything with puff pastry. It can also work as a crust as a tart for something sweet or savory or as pie crust.
While we love the ease of store bought pastry sometimes it might be worth making your own. When you make your own puff pastry you can use healthier oils, you can also avoid any oils with allergens and save money. If you're in the mood to DIY try this recipe for Homemade Puff Pastry.
Now that you have the dough you can make all these recipes with the help of either your homemade pastry or one from the store.