Recipes by Di Swann
A deliciously moist cake with carrot, orange rind, sultanas and cultured buttermilk. It makes your average carrot cake look decidedly, well, ‘average’.
Everybody loves pav! Now this Kiwiana classic gets a culinary make-over! These individual pavs drizzled with boysenberry sauce and boysenberries are almost too pretty to eat. Almost!
Every now and then you deserve a treat, and chocolate and berries are a sublime combination. Go on − spoil someone!
Anytime’s a good time for a wee crumble! Apple crumble is always a family or flat favourite, so add this hot dessert to your weekly menu. Here’s a simple and quick recipe which adds boysenberry jam to the mix and slowly cooks while you’re eating your main.
These classic desserts never go out of fashion. Cook this tonight, and the wonderful aromas will bring a crowd to the dinner table.
A heavenly combination of blueberry and chocolate, with the option of adding even more decadence with a thick chocolate glaze!
A divine combination of coffee, blueberry and lemon flavours!
You’ll think you’ve died and gone to heaven – assuming heaven has the recipe for this divine baked cheesecake!
Butter up the family or flatmates with this pudding! This Blackberry Bread and Butter Pudding layers jam, butter and bread together and slowly bakes in a mixture of crème fraiche and orange rind, which is then served up with a warm blackberry sauce. How can they resist?
A simple but substantial pudding – just like your Gran might have made in the good old days when a meal wasn’t a meal without pudding!
Kids find this pud magical – pour boiling water and jam over the batter and it magically turns into a lovely gooey sauce under the pudding!
Are you a lover of both desserts and pizza? This may seem an odd combination but trust us − you'll want to give this one a whirl.
Cheesecakes are a real Kiwi favourite, and here's how to make an easy cheesecake with a twist − it's baked...
This simple cheesecake using a biscuit crumb base can be put together in a matter of minutes, set in 3-4 hours, and eaten in a flash!
Put the kettle on and share this classic with a twist with your friends.
Anzac Day or anytime, this oaty crumble is sure to be a family favourite.