Recipes by Di Swann
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!
Who can resist the appeal of homemade muffins? Repeat after us: give in to temptation, give in to temptation. We promise you won’t regret it.
Look, no pastry! This self-crusting quiche with a quick and easy chutney is great café-style food without leaving home.
Ranch-Style Brunch is the ultimate in comfort food, and you’ll have the whole family coming back for more. A tasty, filling, all-in-one dish – brunch couldn’t be easier!
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.
Beans, not tortillas, are Mexico’s favourite food. And you’ll see why when you try this exotic take on baked beans and toast.
Fritters like your mother used to make – not! These fritters wouldn’t be out of place on a café menu – serve with bacon, grilled tomatoes and call it breakfast, or lunch, or dinner!
Excess citrus is great made into marmalade, and this one with pineapple makes an interesting change.
An easy idea for kids to make for Dad on Father’s Day, while Dad (and Mum) get to sleep in.
Dad will remember this scrumptious feast long after he's thrown out those ties.
Bacon and eggs don’t have to be ordinary. In this recipe they’ve totally reinvented themselves – in a tasty combo with Wattie’s Extra Cheesy Baked Beans.
Kick back, relax and enjoy this classic café-style breakfast in the comfort of your own home. Roll on Sunday mornings!
Picture this: it’s Sunday morning, the sun is coming in through the kitchen window, and the warm fruity smell of these divine muffins is wafting through the house. Will a dozen be enough?
A savoury slice that couldn’t be easier. Grate, chop, mix, bake and it’s done!
Who can resist the classic Kiwi fritter, especially when it comes to the table with a whole new mix of tastes? These lightly spicy little numbers make a great centrepiece with the complementary flavours of corn and feta. Great with salad and a few rashers of crispy bacon.
Potato and sweetcorn fritters made very very easy. Teach your kids (or flatmates) the recipe and ask them to deliver them to you in bed on Sunday morning.
Sweetcorn fritters are perfect for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner − or make mini versions as finger food for a party.
Souffles are notoriously difficult – and this one is notoriously easy. if that’s called cheating, then so be it!
Better than any chicken burger you’ve ever eaten! Grilled chicken inside panini bread with a sweet and spicy salsa.