Recipes by Di Swann
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.
These savouries make a wonderful lunch time treat. They are a great alternative to sandwiches and will be popular with both young and old.
This is definitely a throw-it-together frittata, no need for added seasonings as the Southern Style Roasters do it all. A great lunch dish, serve it hot or cold.
Baked Beans and Spaghetti are often a staple in the pantry, and what better way to use them than in these delicious toasted sandwiches − a take on traditional French toast. Get the yummy factor with your kids!
These mini frittatas are great for lunch served warm, or equally nice served cold for the lunchbox.
For a sweet treat, this Maple Nut Tart is a must! Serve with whipped cream for the perfect finish.
Teach eggs Italian! Frittata is a distant Italian relation of omelette or quiche. Ideal for a quick Sunday lunch with a salad and a glass of wine.
Breakfast or brunch has never been better than with this unique twist on an ordinary omelette.
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!
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
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.
Look, no pastry! This self-crusting quiche with a quick and easy chutney is great café-style food without leaving home.
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!
Individual baked rice custards with raspberry jam and meringue topping – if the Queen came for dinner, would the kids leave any for her?
Comfort food at its best. Enjoy the flavour of homemade lasagne to enjoy with the family any day.
A tasty and easy to prepare roulade that is delicious served with your favourite tomato chutney and salad.
Eggs, asparagus or green beans, tuna, mixed beans and French bread get together in this tasty summer walk-in salad.
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.
Even if you're not a lentil fan, you need to try this to believe how good it tastes. Vegetarians can leave out the sausages, and those who want to substitute the sausages can use bacon. Keep these ingredients in the pantry and you always have a quick meal on the ready.