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  • Spaghetti & Baked Bean Pies

    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.

  • Souper Muffins

    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!

  • Savoury Corn and Cottage Cheese Muffins

    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.

  • Romano Quiche with Tomato Chutney

    Look, no pastry! This self-crusting quiche with a quick and easy chutney is great café-style food without leaving home.

  • Ranch-Style Brunch

    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!

  • Mini Spaghetti Pies

    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.

  • Mexican Ranch-Style Eggs

    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.

  • Mexican Bean Dip with Button Hash Browns

    Beans, not tortillas, are Mexico’s favourite food. And you’ll see why when you try this exotic take on baked beans and toast.

  • Kumara and Corn Fritters

    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!

  • Grapefruit and Pineapple Marmalade

    Excess citrus is great made into marmalade, and this one with pineapple makes an interesting change.

  • Father’s Day Croissants

    An easy idea for kids to make for Dad on Father’s Day, while Dad (and Mum) get to sleep in.

  • Father's Day Hash Browns with Creamy Scrambled Eggs

    Dad will remember this scrumptious feast long after he's thrown out those ties.

  • Ezi Sunday Brunch

    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.

  • Eggs Bene with Easy Lime Hollandaise

    Kick back, relax and enjoy this classic café-style breakfast in the comfort of your own home. Roll on Sunday mornings!

  • Creamy Tropical Muffins

    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?

  • Courgette and Pineapple Slice

    A savoury slice that couldn’t be easier. Grate, chop, mix, bake and it’s done!

  • Corn and Feta Fritters

    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.

  • Chuckwagon Hash Fritters

    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.

  • Chilli Corn Fritters

    Sweetcorn fritters are perfect for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner − or make mini versions as finger food for a party.

  • Cheat’s Souffle

    Souffles are notoriously difficult – and this one is notoriously easy. if that’s called cheating, then so be it!