Recipes by Di Swann
Nothing beats a great-tasting salad, and this one is also very easy to whip up.
Paper Moon in Mairangi Bay have won NZ Cafe of the Year 2012 with their signature dish featuring a scrumptious clash of two favourite Kiwi classics Wattie’s Baked Beans and Kiwi Middle Bacon.
Hollandaise is a traditional French sauce, our easy recipe is great with eggs or try it over freshly cooked asparagus.
For a convenient nutritious breakfast on the go, try this delicious tropical smoothie. A great way to kickstart your day.
These easy crostini can be made ahead of time, and are perfect to accompany your favourite dips and spreads.
Tender baby peas and new potatoes, lightly tossed in a creamy minted mayonnaise with a touch of lemon − just heaven!
Bagel Beef Sliders are easy to make as a quick bqrbecue nibble or a light lunch burger.
If you like a bit of heat, this salad might just become your new favourite. Try this easy-to-prepare Southwest Pasta Salad with our delicious dressing this summer.
Get the kids helping in the kitchen to create these easy to prepare spaghetti and egg pies. These tasty pies can easily transition from breakfast to lunch or even dinner.
Coronation Chicken Salad is an iconic British dish served at the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953. Our version is great as a salad or perfect as a sandwich filling.
If you're stuck for great lunch ideas, try this quick and tasty pizza, ready in just 15 minutes!
Condensed soup makes a great base to create other exciting soups. This Asian-inspired soup is easy and tasty − great to take the winter chill out of the air.
Compliment these tasty hoki fish cakes with a delicious salad, easy to prepare and just a little bit gourmet.
Great as a lunch dish or side to accompany your roast or grilled meats. This is one of those old classics.
We’re always asked for stir-fry recipes because they’re quick and easy to make and taste great. Fantastic for those busy weekday meals when you’re in a rush to get a tasty meal on the table.
Make your bolognese go further by adding baked beans – sure to become a family favourite.
These beer battered fish fillets are fabulously crispy and perfect accompanied with a tasty parsley and cashew nut pesto potato salad.
This is a particularly hearty soup with a new combination of delicious flavours. Embrace winter with this quick and easy soup.
Homemade takeaways with a healthy twist. An ingenious combination of coleslaw and fish bites popped into small bread rolls. Friday nights will never be the same!
Mexican food is tasty and generally easy to prepare − like this chicken filling wrapped in soft tortillas and baked, served with a cooling salsa.