Recipes by Di Swann
We chose penne, but this classic Italian dish suits any variety of pasta you may prefer. A delicious and hearty combination of flavoursome triple smoked bacon, smooth creamy mushrooms and capsicum. Easy to prepare and hard to beat for a quick winter meal.
Entertain at home with these impressive mushroom stacks. Serve as an entrée or alongside your main meal. A nice juicy steak will work well.
The first law of barbecuing is marinate, marinate, marinate! The second law is always have a glass of wine at hand in case of emergency.
Bring pork mince to life with this tasty Oriental excursion into chilli, spring onions, coriander and coconut milk.
Got veggies left over from last night? Here’s the perfect way to use them up in a delicious lunch dish.
This must be the easiest glaze we've done, but it's also easily one of the most delicious. Glaze the ham ahead of time to serve cold with the fabulous flavours of the glaze, or bake it a bit longer to serve it hot and decorate with herbs and flax for that Kiwi touch.
This orange and mustard dressing is used here both as a marinade and a salad dressing that’s handy and tasty too! Save this recipe now as this is going to be a hot favourite for summer entertaining. In fact, print two copies ... this is one worth sharing.
Give the traditional Kiwi ham a spicy revamp with fruity flavours.
Diced ham steaks are ideal for using in pasta dishes – teamed here with courgettes and Wattie’s Creamy Herb and Garlic Pasta Sauce.
Some traditional partners can’t be beaten – like pork and apple, which come together in this casserole with the addition of a little golden syrup.
This is the recipe that will change your mind about prunes! A divine combination of pork, prunes, port and Wattie's Bit on the Side Oriental Plum Sauce.
A roast brings a smile to anyone's face, no matter what time of the year it is. This recipe takes pork and marinates it in a honey and soy sauce. The pork is then slowly rosted with honey coated fresh vegetables creating a crisp, golden, delicious dish.
Why serve the same old pork roast? Try this recipe that's packed full with fruity flavour.
A great dish for a special occasion – boned pork roast stuffed with a delicious apricot flavoured stuffing and roasted with apricot halves.
Two of the greatest Spanish inventions of all time are paella and sherry – this recipe brings them together, which goes to show that good things can always get better!
Spice up mealtimes with the exotic flavours of apricots, ginger, sweet chilli and couscous.
We’ve piled up the flavours in this hearty pork dish that uses layers of potatoes, Boston-style baked beans, tomatoes, onions and herbs to create a big eat treat you’ll find hard to beat.
These yummy Sticky Glazed Ribs make all other finger food pale in comparison. A hearty meal that combines the unique flavour of 100% New Zealand Pork with sweet and sour seasonings such as peaches, ginger, chilli, mint and lime juice, it’s truly unbeatable. Dig in, and don’t mind fingers!
Take the popular loin of pork out of its comfort zone and onto the barbecue to satisfy any large summer crowd. You’ll find the meat slow cooks beautifully. This is an essential to add to your repertoire.
Pineapple and pork is one of those classic combinations that goes even better with a sweet and sour sauce.