Recipes by Di Swann
This is a delicious twist on the classic Kiwi pavlova. A rolled meringue with a soft centre and a crispy outside, filled with cream and fruit. Make it the day before for a hassle-free dessert that will make your friends and family think you are a real star.
Glazed ham on the bone is a Christmas favourite, and it’s even better when served with this delicious fruit salsa.
Try your hand at a delicious Traditional Christmas Cake this festive season. The glazed fruit and nut topping makes it a stunning Christmas centrepiece or the perfect thoughtful gift.
Dips are popular for any occasion, and this Beetroot Hummus not only tastes fantastic but looks amazing – it will really bring life to your next party!
Dips are popular for any occasion and this Minted Pea Dip not only tastes fantastic but looks amazing – it will really bring life to your next party!
A bowl of potato salad at a Kiwi barbie is a must, and this tasty version with a feta and oregano dressing gives the traditional salad a twist.
This delicious shortcake is stunning as a hot dessert, served with ice cream or custard, or cooled and sliced for afternoon tea. You'll be making this one time and time again.
Roast pork and crackling − a decadent favourite. We have the perfect tips to make it crackle every time.
For a delicious afternoon tea or dessert treat, try this − everyone will be impressed.
Wow your friends and family with these delicious pies.
Create this mouth-watering hearty gumbo with condensed soup. A real winter warmer!
Lamb is great any time, but when it's infused with Mediterranean-inspired flavours you really have something to shout about! Served with a carrot and parsnip mash – your family and friends will certainly enjoy this special meal.
If you have a feijoa tree, you may have so many feijoas that you don't know what to do with them! We are always trying new recipes in an attempt to use them all. This Feijoa and Apple Crumble is a fantastic autumn dessert.
Kiwis have taken fritters to their culinary heart and a corn fritter recipe is a must have in anyone’s recipe repertoire! We’ve made it even easier with a delicious batter mix that even the newest of cooks will be able to make.
For a sweet treat, this Maple Nut Tart is a must! Serve with whipped cream for the perfect finish.
Tired of making the same old salads? Then try this Asian-inspired warm lamb salad. Delicious and easy to prepare, it’s perfect for friends and family to enjoy together.
For an easy, light and refreshing dessert, this Summer Crumble will make you a hit with family and friends. Layers of pears, raspberries, yoghurt and a delicious oaty crumble – yum!
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.