Recipes by Di Swann
Wraps are a great alternative to sandwiches for lunch, and this recipe is a great way to use leftover shredded cooked chicken. When mixed with bacon and mayo it’s a delicious combination. These wraps are easy to roll and pack for lunch out and about this summer.
Following international resurgence in the popularity of toasted sandwiches, Food in a Minute is getting behind the cause to Bring back toasties!
This popular classic filled with Wattie’s Spaghetti, bacon and melted cheese is hot sandwich heaven for both young and old!
Impress friends with this fancy French-style treat. It's tasty café fare and you don't even have to leave the house!
Paper Moon in Mairangi Bay have won NZ Cafe of the Year 2012 with their signature dish featuring a scrumptious clash of two favourite Kiwi classics Wattie’s Baked Beans and Kiwi Middle Bacon.
Get the kids helping in the kitchen to create these easy to prepare spaghetti and egg pies. These tasty pies can easily transition from breakfast to lunch or even dinner.
Even the fussiest of vegetable eaters will enjoy these crisp vegetable and bacon filo pastry parcels.
Great as a lunch dish or side to accompany your roast or grilled meats. This is one of those old classics.
For years, Bacon and Egg Pie has been a classic Kiwi favourite. This easy to make recipe will sure to please every member of the family.
Don’t be afraid to use filo pastry – it’s light and flaky and surprisingly easy to use. This is a truly tasty tart, so expect a race for the leftovers.
Glazed ham on the bone is a Christmas favourite, and it’s even better when served with this delicious fruit salsa.
Kiwis have taken fritters to their culinary heart and a corn fritter recipe is a must have in anyone’s recipe repertoire! We’ve made it even easier with a delicious batter mix that even the newest of cooks will be able to make.
This easy dough recipe is filled with savoury spaghetti, rolled and then baked. Slice and eat while still warm. Everyone will be coming back for more!
Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a ham on the bone − and a delicious home-made glazing will make it extra special. Our sweet orange and maple glaze is sure to impress! Serve ham glazed hot or cold, with vegetables or salad and minted new potatoes.
Crispy bacon, walnut and breadcrumbs make a great crunchy topping sprinkled over tender baby beans.
A sensational twist on everyone’s favourite potato salad.
A colourful pasta dish combining yellow peppers, green snowpeas, crispy bacon and traditional tomato pasta sauce.
An ideal side dish to serve at brunch or as an accompaniment to an evening meal. A satisfying serving of vegetables and bacon in one perfect potato cake.
Who said only the Italians know how to make a good pasta? This pasta dish combines crispy bacon with pumpkin and blue cheese, all folded through fettucine and topped with toasted pinenuts – bellissimo!
It's not traditional, but it is tasty! Hummus gives pizza a twist – with a tasty Oriental plum sauce to give it extra zing.
Give your traditional ham a bit of Oriental magic this Christmas. Glazed with plum sauce and served with a tangy plum salsa.