Recipes by Di Swann
Sweet and Sour Pork Meatballs are simply delicious. The addition of a high-fibre vegetable mix makes this quick, one-pan meal a very healthy pick!
Busy day and need something quick and tasty? Here’s the answer, it serves 2 but is easily doubled for 4 or more.
Liven up your family’s dinnertime with this brilliantly flavoursome pork dish. Zesty chopped tomatoes and green capsicums are married with 100% New Zealand pork chops, dried apricots and Wattie’s Mediterranean Vegetable Roasters to produce a genuine crowd-pleaser.
The most staple of all winter dishes goes to new heights with the distinctive flavours of pesto, bacon and fresh basil at the heart of it all.
This just couldn’t be easier! Simply put it all in a casserole or crockpot and let all the lovely flavours simmer together, then serve tossed through pasta as we have done. It's just as great with potatoes or rice.
If there’s any dish better suited to the long hot days of summer than a fresh crunchy salad, we certainly haven’t found it. This variation on the iconic Caesar combines the zesty flavours of triple smoked ham and parmesan with a smooth, creamy dressing.
The classic Sunday dinner loved by pork purists almost everywhere will never go out of fashion. This version is about as authentic as it gets, with fresh seasonings and plenty of must-have sage and apple sauce. A great treat for any big family gathering − with the only question being who gets the crackling!
Enjoy a crackling good Christmas with this juicy roast dish.
Add this to your repertoire of simple but impressive meals. What could be easier than roast pork served with a wonderful cranberry and port sauce and your favourite vegetables?
Arrange the occasion and make your guests feel even more special with this show-stopping pork dish as the centrepiece.
Orange, honey and Chinese five spice powder make a wonderful overnight marinade for pork slices … it’s steeping while you’re sleeping.
Roast pork − a family favourite − with plum and pistachio. Yummy! If you can't get a boneless roast, ask a friendly butcher to do it for you.
Give a farmhouse favourite a Kiwi twist with the sweet taste of orange kumara.
Trim and tender pork always gains its fair share of praise, and this zesty dish is no exception. Sure to be a favourite with kids and adults alike.
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.
This delicious recipe is a great base for experimenting with. Pork is delicious, but the recipe will also work well with chicken or beef along with your favourite seasonal vegetables.
What a difference a can of pineapple and a jar of Wattie's Just Add Devilled Sausages Simmer Sauce makes to good old bangers and mash!
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?
It not only tastes fantastic, it looks great too – smothered with thin slices of oranges and studded with whole cloves.