Recipes by Di Swann
Love hash browns? Love pizza? Then this is the recipe for you.
You don’t need to have children to have fun with these gingerbread men. Roll up your sleeves and embrace your creative side to make these delicious treats.
Fruit smoothies are great to enjoy as a quick breakfast or snack. Filled with fruit, yoghurt and milk, this one has our healthy pick! Using canned fruit such as Wattie’s Fruit Salad makes the perfect addition to smoothies. Enjoy!
Yum and oh-so-pretty, recipes like this are just begging you to get baking − and don’t forget, if you give one of these cupcakes to someone you will be sure to get a smile in return.
These are no ordinary sausage rolls − tasty, but not smothered in pastry. Served with a tomato vegetable salsa with a lime zing, they're great as a light meal or cut in half for a snack. They're also perfect for 'bring a plate' occasions.
Picture this: it’s Sunday morning, the sun is coming in through the kitchen window, and the warm fruity smell of these divine muffins is wafting through the house. Will a dozen be enough?
Summer courgettes and new potatoes make this a superb seasonal dish, and the tuna with a hint of lime and cracked pepper add a zing you will enjoy.
Very easy, very tasty, very kids-in-the kitchen!
Perfect for a party platter. Marinated chicken nibbles served with a delicious chilli and yoghurt dipping sauce.
Sweetcorn fritters are perfect for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner − or make mini versions as finger food for a party.
Bite into this! Falafel is a great, healthy way to fill up the family or your flatmates, and adding some spice with a tin of chilli beans will give a kick to your pita bread pockets.
Take a few simple ingredients and create something totally different that the kids will love – perfect for a quick, casual family meal.
Made with Wattie's Chilli Beans, these Chicken and Chilli Bean Pita Pockets are a good source of protein, high in fibre and iron, and low in fat.
Tasty! If you like baked beans, you’re going to love our new take on the toasted sandwich. Get the kids in the kitchen to help prepare this simple treat.
If you were on holiday in Thailand, you’d treat yourself to a dish like this and rave about it when you got home. Why wait?
Here’s a Buck Shelford favourite. Take the time to make the pizza dough, the taste is worth it. But if you really are too busy, the topping is still delicious on a bought pizza base.
Burgers are great fun food, and teenagers love them. These ones − with salad and super easy avocado spread − are the perfect weekend BLAT...
Cute little pies in crisp bread cases, topped with melted cheese. Great for a Sunday night tea – or any time there’s a crowd of kids to feed.
Baked beans on toast is a great kiwi tradition. Wattie’s and Quality Bakers are the perfect partners, and so are these bean and egg toasties.
These yummy Sticky Glazed Ribs make all other finger food pale in comparison. A hearty meal that combines the unique flavour of 100% New Zealand Pork with sweet and sour seasonings such as peaches, ginger, chilli, mint and lime juice, it’s truly unbeatable. Dig in, and don’t mind fingers!