Recipes by Di Swann
Wow! Serve this out of the pumpkin and this is one time you can eat the serving dish!
A tasty and easy to prepare roulade that is delicious served with your favourite tomato chutney and salad.
Orange, honey and Chinese five spice powder make a wonderful overnight marinade for pork slices … it’s steeping while you’re sleeping.
Pork and apple have long been known as a perfect match, and this recipe is no exception. Accompanied with a simple garlic mash, you can’t beat this home-cooked meal.
A wonderful old-fashioned jelly made with fresh or frozen raspberries and peach slices. Set in a jelly mould to create a wobbly work of art!
It not only tastes fantastic, it looks great too – smothered with thin slices of oranges and studded with whole cloves.
This is a sumptuous ice cream with full-on flavour. If you’ve never made your own, this is a great place to start.
A tasty Mexican favourite made easy with Craig's Spicy Mexican Beans and Hellaby's Corned Beef.
Take a fresh look at lamb with this much-loved North African rice dish. Layer upon layer of exotic, unmistakably fragrant flavours make for the perfect complement to our world-renowned New Zealand lamb. Tasty, wholesome and guaranteed to please!
An easy tangine-style Moroccan meal made easy with Wattie’s Moroccan Style Tomatoes and chicken drumsticks.
A taste of summer and so refreshing. These non-alcoholic drinks are perfect for entertaining and having something fab for the non-drinkers. If you wish, they can be easily turned into a cocktail with a dash of vodka, or by using sparkling wine instead of lemonade.
The first law of barbecuing is marinate, marinate, marinate! The second law is always have a glass of wine at hand in case of emergency.
Some foods were made for each other; like orange, honey, peaches, ginger and chilli – a divine collaboration!
Enjoy a fresh take on one of our favourite summer salads, where delicious chargrilled chicken and red peppers are the key players. This recipe brings them together with baby potatoes and fresh mint on a bed of spinach, drizzled with creamy Thousand Island dressing.
The classic and versatile meat and beans sauce can be served with nachos, on rice, on top of baked potatoes – or just about any other way you care to invent.
Looking for something that’s going to look as great as it tastes for your Christmas table? This is it! Glazed with chilli and lime and studded with whole star anise, you’ll want to photograph it before you eat it!
Canned chickpeas are a great staple to keep in your pantry. This recipe teams them with pumpkin, tomato and broccoli in a tasty vegetarian dish.
A great recipe for tasty, tender chicken breasts simmered in a creamy sauce.
Our take on this French classic really lets the bold flavours shine through. Bon Appetit!
What a great recipe to use leftover potato and turn it into a healthy meal with yummy vegetables and chicken bacon. If you don’t have feta, sprinkle a little grated cheese on top just before it's finished cooking.