Recipes by Di Swann
This tasty, easy wrap is a great cafe-style lunch. Add your own personal touch by using different salad ingredients such as tomatoes, spring onions and finely chopped spinach.
Stuck for something to put in the lunchbox? These scrummy, deliciously moist muffins will go down a treat.
Baked Beans and Spaghetti are often a staple in the pantry, and what better way to use them than in these delicious toasted sandwiches − a take on traditional French toast. Get the yummy factor with your kids!
Teach eggs Italian! Frittata is a distant Italian relation of omelette or quiche. Ideal for a quick Sunday lunch with a salad and a glass of wine.
Breakfast or brunch has never been better than with this unique twist on an ordinary omelette.
Drink your breakfast! A fruit-packed way to start the day.
Who can resist a plate piled high with pancakes? These pancakes are made with buttermilk and are layered with slices of tropical fruit such as mango or banana, all topped with whipped cream and maple syrup − a melt-in-your-mouth taste sensation!
Kids love spaghetti on toast – spaghetti on hash browns takes the same idea and makes it even yummier.
Hot scones out of the oven are an all-time favourite. We've given you three filling ideas, but get creative and see what you come up with. Remember, scones like a gentle touch − so stay light. Mix with a knife and roll out gently.
These delicious little bread cases filled with baked beans and chicken bacon are so easy to prepare and perfect for the kids to make for Father's Day
Baked beans are back in style! Why not power up your morning with baked beans and chicken bacon strips wrapped up in a fresh egg omelette − a great way to start the day if you're about to hit the ski slopes or venture out for a spot of diving!
Fish cakes are a great way to make a little tuna go a long way. These can be made with starchy potatoes or kumara.
These are a great alternative to hamburger patties – kumara and corned beef, you can't get more Kiwi than that!
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.
Looking for something different for a special brunch? Try these fritters made with smoked chicken rashers, courgettes and tzatziki – a tangy Greek-style yoghurt dip.
What better to go with your coffee on a cold winter day than a delicious muffin with whole chunks of mouth-watering peaches?
Treat someone special to breakfast in bed! Put the kettle on and fetch the paper while these tasty pots cook in the oven.
Enjoy a healthy snack or light meal with these tasty pitas. They're so easy the kids can make them themselves.
Here are some creative ideas with those kiwi favourites Wattie’s Baked Beans and Wattie's Spaghetti. Make them in a pie maker, toasted sandwich maker or in the frying pan.
Who would have thought to put soup in a muffin? Karen O’Connor from Wellington did, and this recipe was chosen as the winner of our National Soup Week Recipe Competition. These taste fantastic – give them a try!