Recipes by Di Swann
Mexican food is tasty and generally easy to prepare − like this chicken filling wrapped in soft tortillas and baked, served with a cooling salsa.
Don’t be afraid to use filo pastry – it’s light and flaky and surprisingly easy to use. This is a truly tasty tart, so expect a race for the leftovers.
A lovely soup to enjoy on a cooler autumn evening. This hearty minestrone is full of vegetables and can be prepared in less than 30 minutes.
Serve this wholesome salad at your next barbecue. It makes a great change from your everyday green salad as it is more filling, and bursting with a variety of flavours and textures.
This tasty tomato and vegetable ‘stew’ is great with these delicious crumbed hoki fillets. Easy enough for a weekday meal, but with a gourmet look and taste.
These savouries make a wonderful lunch time treat. They are a great alternative to sandwiches and will be popular with both young and old.
Easy to prepare and tasty baked potatoes − perfect for when unexpected guests drop in.
This tasty, easy wrap is a great cafe-style lunch. Add your own personal touch by using different salad ingredients such as tomatoes, spring onions and finely chopped spinach.
Not a spaghetti bolognese in the true sense, but an easy take on a popular family recipe.
This is definitely a throw-it-together frittata, no need for added seasonings as the Southern Style Roasters do it all. A great lunch dish, serve it hot or cold.
On a chilly winter’s day what can be nicer than a bowl of hearty homemade soup? And what’s even better is that it can be made and served in half an hour!
Want a change from smoked fish? These mince, bean and cheese pies will do the trick!
Wow your friends and family with these delicious pies.
Create this mouth-watering hearty gumbo with condensed soup. A real winter warmer!
Kiwis have taken fritters to their culinary heart and a corn fritter recipe is a must have in anyone’s recipe repertoire! We’ve made it even easier with a delicious batter mix that even the newest of cooks will be able to make.
These mini frittatas are great for lunch served warm, or equally nice served cold for the lunchbox.
Fancy making your own sushi but don’t know how? Then give this recipe a go. Easy and tasty!
This easy dough recipe is filled with savoury spaghetti, rolled and then baked. Slice and eat while still warm. Everyone will be coming back for more!
Messy to eat but so worth it! These sticky ribs are great on the barbecue. Simmering them in the marinade first and finishing them on the barbecue, or in a hot oven, will ensure tender, flavoursome ribs.