Recipes by Di Swann
Messy to eat but so worth it! These sticky ribs are great on the barbecue. Simmering them in the marinade first and finishing them on the barbecue, or in a hot oven, will ensure tender, flavoursome ribs.
We love plums and the Black Doris variety are a particular favourite. This shortcake recipe is very easy − just throw the ingredients into a food processor and you’ll have it in the oven in less than 15 minutes. Serve with a large scoop of yoghurt or ice cream. Simply divine!
There are numerous recipes for making the perfect Pavlova. This one is not only simple but also failproof − even the most novice cooks will be able to create this truly iconic Kiwi dessert.
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.
If you have turkey on the menu for Christmas then you can’t go past this festive cranberry and pistachio stuffing. Made with couscous, this is a light and easy alternative to a traditional bread stuffing. Finish your turkey with a cranberry glaze and you won’t be disappointed.
Hummus is very popular and many people don’t realise how easy it is to make. We’ve added some sweet roasted capsicums to make this delicious dip. Served with crispy potato skins, you can't go wrong!
These distinct Asian flavours blend beautifully to create a tasty curry! Quick, easy and perfect for entertaining.
This delicious pear, lemon and yoghurt syrup cake tastes sensational and makes a stunning dessert!
Keep winter at bay with diced steak, winter veges and herb dumplings in a warming casserole.
Crispy bacon, walnut and breadcrumbs make a great crunchy topping sprinkled over tender baby beans.
A traditional family favourite with Italian flavour!
Sometimes the most impressive desserts are also the easiest. Don’t tell anyone how simple it was and they’ll think you’re a genius!
Turkey becomes an easy everyday dish with Tegel Fresh Turkey Drumsticks roasted with Wattie’s Bit on the Side Apricot Sauce.
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!
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.
Try your hand at bread making with this loaf, and enjoy the lovely aroma of baking bread throughout your home. It's sure to be a favourite.
As far as real chocoholics are concerned there’s only one thing better than chocolate cake – and that’s chocolate and berry cake. A brilliant combination.
According to the Italians, us Kiwis always pronounce bruschetta wrong − but don’t let that stop you from enjoying this delicious lunch or snack.
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
Deliciously non-traditional! A boneless turkey roast scented with fabulous Kaffir Lime leaves and glazed with sweet chilli sauce. Try it for Christmas in April, Christmas in July, Christmas in October…