Recipes by Di Swann
If you haven't got a favourite carrot cake recipe, then this must surely be the one − made even better with added pineapple.
Add a little sweetness to your life! Great for an afternoon tea treat.
There are so many different styles of chocolate caramel slice. This one is rich and decadent.
Here’s a classic you still find in cafes. It’s the combination of the base, jam filling and meringue style topping that pleases any sweet treat fan. Be prepared to make it time and time again!
Fish pie must be the ultimate comfort food. Made with a selection of your favourite fish and shellfish, it makes a delicious pie that will definitely impress.
Anzac biscuits are a real Kiwi classic, and this delicious recipe comes from the Wattie’s Kiwi Favourites Cookbook − celebrating 75 years in Kiwi kitchens.
This is a particularly hearty soup with a new combination of delicious flavours. Embrace winter with this quick and easy soup.
Who could resist a warm dessert cake drizzled with creamy custard? Pear and ginger is a match made in heaven, and when teamed with a delicious maple glaze nothing can beat it.
This is a delicious vegetarian meal − roasted vegetables rolled in fresh pasta and smothered in a delicious sauce that’s already prepared for you.
Mexican food is tasty and generally easy to prepare − like this chicken filling wrapped in soft tortillas and baked, served with a cooling salsa.
Don’t be afraid to use filo pastry – it’s light and flaky and surprisingly easy to use. This is a truly tasty tart, so expect a race for the leftovers.
A lovely soup to enjoy on a cooler autumn evening. This hearty minestrone is full of vegetables and can be prepared in less than 30 minutes.
Using our simple pizza dough recipe, we've whipped up a delicious Rosemary and Garlic Pizza Bread − the perfect partner for this yummy kumara and butternut hummus.
There’s nothing quite like crispy kumara wedges served with a delicious creamy aioli dip. They’ll keep coming back for more.
A tasty twist on a baked risotto, this is a fabulous side dish to accompany your favourite meat. It makes a colourful and flavoursome change from pasta or potatoes.
Serve this wholesome salad at your next barbecue. It makes a great change from your everyday green salad as it is more filling, and bursting with a variety of flavours and textures.
There’s nothing quite like freshly cooked crumbed fish, and with Japanese-style panko crumbs these fish fillets are so light and crispy. The family is sure to request this one time and time again.
Love Asian food but haven’t tried making it yourself? This tasty fried rice dish with succulent prawns, Asian sauces and a chilli kick is a great place to start.
This is a classic – a deliciously light and moist Victoria sponge, perfect for afternoon tea.
Impress your family and friends with these tasty Oriental-inspired spring rolls. They are much easier than you may think − roll up your sleeves and give them a go.