Recipes by Di Swann
A hearty vegetarian meal. Perfect for a Sunday night meal in front of the fire.
This spicy lamb is warming and delicious, served with Turkish-style mashed potatoes that are so easy yet so stylish. If you can’t find casserole lamb look for diced shoulder lamb. This recipe is also great for freezing − defrost the lamb and make the potatoes that night.
Turkey becomes an easy everyday dish with Tegel Fresh Turkey Drumsticks roasted with Wattie’s Bit on the Side Apricot Sauce.
Tropical fruit salad with freshly chopped mint served with a lemon yoghurt cream.
This unusual combination of baby beetroot and Indian spiced tomatoes is a meal in itself, served with pilaf rice or naan bread.
This is a popular, refreshing Thai dish. The fresh flavours combined with crisp lettuce make a superb little entrée bite, or put some rice on and have it as a main meal.
This easy recipe can be made with either prawns or chicken and the flavour has been perfected for you.
The citrus flavours of lemon, lime and tangelo make great counterpoints to these yummy pork steaks. Serve with steamed vegetables or mash for a surefire meal pleaser.
An ideal side dish to serve at brunch or as an accompaniment to an evening meal. A satisfying serving of vegetables and bacon in one perfect potato cake.
Chicken thighs are perfect for casseroles. They stay deliciously tender, and the meat just drops off the bone and melts in your mouth.
If your garden is overflowing with capsicums or courgettes which have grown too big, this easy recipe is a great way to use them up − and if you can’t eat it all, it tastes great reheated the next day.
This is an easy meal to prepare and cook – either on top of the stove or in the oven.
Low on fat but full of flavour, this recipe is simple and sure to become a favourite. It can be easily halved or doubled to suit your household, although you may need to alter the cooking time a little.
The classic Sunday dinner loved by pork purists almost everywhere will never go out of fashion. This version is about as authentic as it gets, with fresh seasonings and plenty of must-have sage and apple sauce. A great treat for any big family gathering − with the only question being who gets the crackling!
Enjoy a crackling good Christmas with this juicy roast dish.
Add this to your repertoire of simple but impressive meals. What could be easier than roast pork served with a wonderful cranberry and port sauce and your favourite vegetables?
A simple risotto with lemon, fresh herbs and tuna. Prego!
With the colder weather, there's nothing like a warming hearty soup. This Tomato and Bean Soup is no exception and can be whipped up in no time.
Try this for an easy meal that will be on the table in 15 minutes. See our tip below on making a salsa to go with it and you have a new twist on an old favourite.
Individual baked rice custards with raspberry jam and meringue topping – if the Queen came for dinner, would the kids leave any for her?