Recipes by Di Swann
Give the dependable cottage pie an inspired lift with rich tomato flavours under a creamy cap of cheesy mashed potato.
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.
Here’s an easy barbeque idea: burgers with a great kumara and orange salad on the side.
A family friendly cottage pie − make the plain one for the kids, or add the chorizo and wine for the adults. Smiles all round!
Kids love these. Let them fill and wrap their own burritos – messy, but fun!
Burgers are great fun food, and teenagers love them. These ones − with salad and super easy avocado spread − are the perfect weekend BLAT...
Quesadillas are all the rage. A Mexican-style toasted sandwich with all your favourite flavours for an easy casual meal or snack. The mince is not too spicy, so all the family can enjoy it − and if you like it hotter, just add your favourite chilli sauce into your quesadilla.
Tasty and much healthier than normal pastry − not to mention easier and less messy. Easy as pie!
Here's a neat way to turn two family favourites − Wattie's Hash Browns and Wattie's Condensed Vegetable Soup − into a fabulous pie.
Perfect for tacos, wrapping in burritos or spooning over a baked potato. Nothing will warm you up quicker than a hearty beef and bean mix like this one.
A welcome addition to any family barbie. Build ‘em up with homemade beef mince patties, golden Wattie’s Medallions, and a liberal helping of tomato ketchup. A genuine child-pleaser!
This fruity, funky, fun and filling dish is a perfect option for a weeknight family dinner with the sweetest difference.