Recipes by Di Swann
Teach eggs Italian! Frittata is a distant Italian relation of omelette or quiche. Ideal for a quick Sunday lunch with a salad and a glass of wine.
Only 3 ingredients. Only 3 steps. It doesn’t get any easier than this.
Breakfast or brunch has never been better than with this unique twist on an ordinary omelette.
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.
Don’t wait for summer for salads – this warm pasta salad with corn, feta cheese and salami is a great winter one-dish meal or side dish.
Summer or winter, this salad makes a quick and delicious meal.
Grab the ingredients on the way home or use chicken left from another meal, and you have the making of a quick and easy dinner. With the weather warming up it's time for new salad ideas.
Bring a taste of Turkey to the table! In this dish, bacon is dressed with a spicy cucumber dressing and layered with tomatoes and rocket atop a chunky slice of toasted Turkish bread. It’s a tasty café-style treat that fills the gap any time of the day.
An easy-to-prepare tuna pasta bake, flavoured with tuna and topped with a tasty grated cheese. Delicious served with a fresh green salad.
Fussy children? Busy schedules? No time to shop? Here’s a recipe that is everything you’re looking for.
You know baked stuffed potatoes – now here’s a tropical version using kumaras, pineapple and corned beef!
Kids love spaghetti on toast – spaghetti on hash browns takes the same idea and makes it even yummier.
Hot scones out of the oven are an all-time favourite. We've given you three filling ideas, but get creative and see what you come up with. Remember, scones like a gentle touch − so stay light. Mix with a knife and roll out gently.
A colourful pasta dish combining yellow peppers, green snowpeas, crispy bacon and traditional tomato pasta sauce.
Don’t be deceived by its simplicity, this is one sophisticated salad!
Not your average bean salad! Cannellini beans, crispy bacon and black olives combine with flavours of the Mediterranean in this inspired salad.
According to the Italians, us Kiwis always pronounce bruschetta wrong − but don’t let that stop you from enjoying this delicious lunch or snack.
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.
Dreaming of a Thai escape? This delicious calamari curry with the quintessentially Thai taste of coconuts should tide you over till your next break.