Recipes by Di Swann
Asian flavours are popular in many Kiwi kitchens. Prawns marinated in coriander and lime combined with rice noodles, summer vegetables and fresh herbs make a delicious, light and refreshing meal − perfect for a blue-sky day.
I’m always looking for new salad ideas and this is the perfect addition to any summertime meal. Beetroot, peas, red onion and orzo pasta tossed together with a zesty lemon dressing – that should hit the spot!
These distinct Asian flavours blend beautifully to create a tasty curry! Quick, easy and perfect for entertaining.
This simple stir-fried rice is a handy side dish to many meat dishes − or add in cooked meat or chicken for a meal if you wish.
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.
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!
According to the Italians, us Kiwis always pronounce bruschetta wrong − but don’t let that stop you from enjoying this delicious lunch or snack.
Your choice of meat – either way it’s a great combo with Wattie's Wok Creations and egg noodles.
This easy recipe can be made with either prawns or chicken and the flavour has been perfected for you.
Here's a stir-fry with crunch! Enjoy the contrasting textures of the toasted seeds with the shelled edamame beans all held together with a flavoursome teriyaki sauce.
A quick, fast, tasty meal on the table in fifteen minutes flat!
Baking fish in paper with sweet chilli sauce seals in all the juices and keeps it tender.
Sweet and sour is another one of those all-time favourites and this is a great way to enjoy fish. This recipe is easy enough to make using chicken or pork. Remember to drain the oil well after cooking the fish to keep the fat level down.
This delicious smoked chicken salad is a true taste of summer. The lovely blend of fruit, chicken and honey mustard is perfect for a quick lunch, summer picnic or entertaining friends.
Looking for something different for a special brunch? Try these fritters made with smoked chicken rashers, courgettes and tzatziki – a tangy Greek-style yoghurt dip.
Couscous is a must-have in the pantry for people who are much too busy to cook – it virtually cooks itself. This tasty salad combines couscous, pears and tuna.
Watties Just Add Mexican Mince Simmer Sauce makes tacos even easier!
Treat someone special to breakfast in bed! Put the kettle on and fetch the paper while these tasty pots cook in the oven.
A few simple ingredients are all you need for a tasty salad – great for family meals, picnics and barbecues.