Recipes by Di Swann
Try this delicious summer smoothie! So refreshing with the sweet taste of Wattie’s Beetroot and Golden Circle Pine Coconut Fruit Drink.
This irresistible gem of a fruit trifle contains delicious peaches, fresh raspberries and toasted hazlenuts. It’s so easy to whip up in under 20 minutes and is sure to be a crowd pleaser!
Here is a great way of using feijoas and preserving them for the months ahead. This chutney is full of aromatic flavours, tangy and sweet with a light touch of ginger spice. Perfect served with cheese, crackers or cold meats.
This recipe is like a match made in heaven – pears, chocolate and almonds. Deliciously rich and gooey it’s perfect for an afternoon treat or as a simple dessert served with cream.
This plumtastic cheesecake brings out the unique tangy flavour and vibrant colour of black doris plums and is sure to stay around on your dessert menu for many seasons to come, absolutely divine!
These sweet peach treats are surprisingly easy to make! Made perfect with sun ripened Hawke's Bay peaches. Serve fresh out of the oven topped with vanilla ice-cream - amazing!
A light summery mocktail made with Golden Circle Guava Nectar, strawberry puree and lime juice. We’ve topped it with tonic water but it's just as good with mineral water, soda water or lemonade.
Cooling and refreshing this lovely mocktail is a great way to refresh on a hot summers day. When entertaining it’s nice to have a drink suitable for all members of the family to enjoy.
Smoothies are on trend at the moment but did you know they are super easy to make at home saving you time and money? This recipe has a great balance of flavours but try substituting frozen mixed berries or frozen blueberries for a nice change.
These Ice Pops are a great fruity treat for children. Instead of banana try sliced strawberries, kiwifruit or raspberries. If you have more time try making them using two or three different juices. Be sure to freeze each flavour before topping it up with the next juice to get perfect layers.
Black Doris Plums and ginger are a match made in heaven. These iceblocks have a spicy kick from the ginger, with the tart plums this is the perfect adult iceblock.
Get the kids to help with these ones, blend the fruit and freeze. These will be a summer favourite.
Bursting with sweet peach and tangy lemon flavours, this flan is our pick for a go-to dessert this summer. With only 4 ingredients it’s super easy and looks impressive. Trust us, the guests won’t be disappointed with a slice (or two!) of this.
It’s no secret we love Wattie’s canned peaches, it’s the flavour of summer captured in a can. A great way to enjoy them is in this deliciously moist cake topped with a delicate orange butter cream icing. It’s perfect for a special afternoon tea or celebration.
Impressive. Simple. Delicious. You just can’t beat the combination of meringues, marshmallows, boysenberries and yoghurt. This dessert can be whipped up in minutes using everyday ingredients. Layer it to suit your tastes and enjoy the compliments!
One ingredient is all it takes to make this sorbet. Only Wattie’s dark and juicy Black Doris Plums provide the tart but sweet and amazingly intense flavour. Perfect by itself − or for something more decadent, try serving with a slice of rich chocolate brownie.
There's no better way to start the day than with sweet peaches, crunchy almonds and refreshing yoghurt. Deliciously healthy!
A perfect pairing! Wickedly indulgent double chocolate mixed with the tasty tang of boysenberries… don't expect any leftovers!
Melt-in-your-mouth shortcake with a delicious pear filling to enjoy with friends and family.
This has got to be a Kiwi classic − who could resist a slice?