Recipes by Di Swann
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.
It not only tastes fantastic, it looks great too – smothered with thin slices of oranges and studded with whole cloves.
Christmas isn’t Christmas without a glazed ham. This glaze combines cranberry sauce with vodka or orange juice.
We chose penne, but this classic Italian dish suits any variety of pasta you may prefer. A delicious and hearty combination of flavoursome triple smoked bacon, smooth creamy mushrooms and capsicum. Easy to prepare and hard to beat for a quick winter meal.
This recipe takes the concept of spaghetti on toast and turns it into little pies that little fingers and mouths won’t be able to resist.
Just in case you never get to a ranch in Mexico, here’s a recipe for their incredible eggs – just the thing before you go out to round up a herd of cattle.
Why call up for delivery when you can whip up this perfect, high-fibre pizza in next to no time? It’s packed with plenty of traditional pizza ingredients, as well as the zesty tomato flavours of Wattie's Mexican Style Beans.
Maple syrup is a winner with bacon, so why not try this scrummy maple glaze, great on ham steaks or any pork cooked on the barbie or under the grill. Team it with vegetables and this recipe makes a quick and tasty meal.
This must be the easiest glaze we've done, but it's also easily one of the most delicious. Glaze the ham ahead of time to serve cold with the fabulous flavours of the glaze, or bake it a bit longer to serve it hot and decorate with herbs and flax for that Kiwi touch.
Give the traditional Kiwi ham a spicy revamp with fruity flavours.
An easy idea for kids to make for Dad on Father’s Day, while Dad (and Mum) get to sleep in.
This favourite childhood dish just got even easier – and tastier.