Recipes by Di Swann
Wow your friends and family with these delicious pies.
This Country Chicken Cottage Pie is a one-dish wonder. Tender-poached chicken combined with chunky vegetables in creamy sauce, topped off with a creamy mash and sprinkled with cheese. A delectable family meal!
Hummus is very popular and many people don’t realise how easy it is to make. We’ve added some sweet roasted capsicums to make this delicious dip. Served with crispy potato skins, you can't go wrong!
Our barbecue sauce turns burgers into something very special. Serve with garlic and rosemary potato roasters and your kids will never ask for takeaway burgers again!
A salad you make in the oven! Baked potatoes, red peppers and whole cloves of garlic, gently roasted and combined with mixed vegetables and fresh herbs.
A sensational twist on everyone’s favourite potato salad.
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.
Need a light snack or simple entertaining idea? Mashed potatoes make a lovely soft hot cake. Why not try it with cold cooked chicken instead of the fish? Either way it’s a crowd pleaser.
An oldie but a goody! If you like a crispy skin, rub a little oil on before popping in the oven. If you're in a rush you can also cook potatoes in the microwave, prick them first and each potato takes about 4-6 minutes on high depending on size.
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.
Here's two great recipes for feeding the family over the holidays. It's sure to be a winner with lots of Kiwi favourites.
Layers of potatoes, spinach, cottage cheese and red peppers with Wattie’s Pasta Bake Sauce.
There's no need to wait for the weekend − with summer's long evenings a picnic for dinner is a nice way to break the midweek routine.
Give yourself a vegetable-powered boost without compromising on taste in this classic curry that’s quick and easy to whip up.
As the nights close in and temperatures take a plunge, what better than a piping hot pie to raise a smile? Topped with a crisp layer of yummy Wattie’s Potato Pom Poms, this traditionally-inspired chicken dish calls on those old winter favourites of pumpkin soup and bacon for tasty background flavour.
A tasty and easy to prepare roulade that is delicious served with your favourite tomato chutney and salad.
These Potato and Parmesan Cakes make a great easy meal served with a fresh garden salad.
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.
Nothing beats a nice sausage dish every now and again. This devilled sausage recipe has a little twist, with the addition of cider or apple juice and duchesse potatoes on top. It's easily good enough to serve up when friends or family visit.
Burgers and fries at home are a great Friday night meal, and these are especially yummy made with Oriental plum sauce. They will taste equally good with chicken mince, so why not give it a try?