Recipes by Di Swann
Make your budget go further without compromising on flavour! Just a few basic ingredients can transform last night's leftovers into another tasty meal.
Paper Moon in Mairangi Bay have won NZ Cafe of the Year 2012 with their signature dish featuring a scrumptious clash of two favourite Kiwi classics Wattie’s Baked Beans and Kiwi Middle Bacon.
Hollandaise is a traditional French sauce, our easy recipe is great with eggs or try it over freshly cooked asparagus.
Get the kids helping in the kitchen to create these easy to prepare spaghetti and egg pies. These tasty pies can easily transition from breakfast to lunch or even dinner.
For years, Bacon and Egg Pie has been a classic Kiwi favourite. This easy to make recipe will sure to please every member of the family.
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
Treat someone special to breakfast in bed! Put the kettle on and fetch the paper while these tasty pots cook in the oven.
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.
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.