Recipes by Di Swann
Who would have thought to put soup in a muffin? Karen O’Connor from Wellington did, and this recipe was chosen as the winner of our National Soup Week Recipe Competition. These taste fantastic – give them a try!
Is pizza the most perfect convenience food ever invented? This smoked chicken topping takes pizza upmarket.
Who can resist the appeal of homemade muffins? Repeat after us: give in to temptation, give in to temptation. We promise you won’t regret it.
These days it’s unusual to have three course meals. Rather than serving an entrée, whet your guests' appetites with these tasty nibbles on a platter.
Little tarts or one big one – great for picnics, parties or shared meals.
Sure to be a popular slice for all the family. If you have extra Fruit Squirtz from this recipe and aren't sure what to do with them, make a fruit smoothie. Just add the drained pear juice and some yoghurt, or try it as an ice cream or yoghurt topping.
It’s sweet and gooey and delicious – because only very boring people are good all the time.
This is a smoothie of substance! Made with Watties 99% Fat Free Vanilla Creamed Rice, it’s a meal in itself – ideal when you haven’t got time to eat but need the energy.
Morning tea made easy! In just half an hour your kitchen could be smelling of delicious fruity muffins.
A brilliant concoction that keeps in the fridge – perfect for barbecues.
For a tasty meal, you can’t go past this nacho bake. A tomato, mince and bean mix topped with Doritos corn chips and served with a delicious guacamole. You can also try this recipe with Doritos Nacho Cheese.
Entertain at home with these impressive mushroom stacks. Serve as an entrée or alongside your main meal. A nice juicy steak will work well.
This recipe takes the concept of spaghetti on toast and turns it into little pies that little fingers and mouths won’t be able to resist.
Inspired by a favourite takeout meal, make this and enjoy how easy it is to recreate at home.
Mexican corn muffins − like corn bread, but with a hint of chilli spice.
This is an easy and delicious dip, and great for sharing.
These delicious lemon and mango muffins taste sensational, and are ideal for any time of the day!
Marinating strips of lamb overnight in satay sauce, garlic, brown sugar and soy sauce infuses it with sweet and spicy flavour. Great as a meal or a party nibble.
A light yet easy-to-prepare snack or dessert.
A great light meal that is easy to prepare, tastes delicious and the kids will love it − so will you!