Recipes by Di Swann
A lovely soup to enjoy on a cooler autumn evening. This hearty minestrone is full of vegetables and can be prepared in less than 30 minutes.
A tasty twist on a baked risotto, this is a fabulous side dish to accompany your favourite meat. It makes a colourful and flavoursome change from pasta or potatoes.
Serve this wholesome salad at your next barbecue. It makes a great change from your everyday green salad as it is more filling, and bursting with a variety of flavours and textures.
There’s nothing quite like freshly cooked crumbed fish, and with Japanese-style panko crumbs these fish fillets are so light and crispy. The family is sure to request this one time and time again.
This is cafe food at its best. Best made the night before, this wholesome breakfast is ready to enjoy when you wake. Packed with nutrients, it is a great way to start your day.
Love Asian food but haven’t tried making it yourself? This tasty fried rice dish with succulent prawns, Asian sauces and a chilli kick is a great place to start.
Harness the taste of summer with this delicious homemade jam. Made easy with jam setting sugar, this is a fail-safe recipe for first-time jam makers.
These savouries make a wonderful lunch time treat. They are a great alternative to sandwiches and will be popular with both young and old.
Stir-fries are always popular because they’re quick, easy and tasty. This chicken stir-fry fits the bill and can be on the table in under 30 minutes.
Need breakfast on the run? Try this delicious smoothie with chocolate Complan for a nutrition boost.
A meal that looks as good as it tastes. Conjure it up for a dinner party or just treat the family to a special gourmet experience.
Want to make the perfect cheese scone? The secret is adding soda water, using tasty cheese and making sure the dough is soft. Serve warm from the oven for a morning tea treat.
Want to impress your family and friends? Try this brunch idea with a Mexican twist – tortillas with a fresh salsa and omelette filling.
Get the kids involved with preparing the pizzas – the combinations are endless. Use pre-made pizza bases or make your own easily made dough – see our recipe.
If you’re looking for a light lunch or evening meal then this tasty salad will fit the bill – and it's Healthy Pick. Enjoy!
A bowl of potato salad at a Kiwi barbie is a must, and this tasty version with a feta and oregano dressing gives the traditional salad a twist.
This tasty, easy wrap is a great cafe-style lunch. Add your own personal touch by using different salad ingredients such as tomatoes, spring onions and finely chopped spinach.
Make this tasty Asian-inspired salad in under 30 minutes and impress your family and friends. It’s light and tasty, and if you’re looking for a gluten free recipe then this ticks the box.
This is a [SERIOUSLY] good, hearty burger. Delicious barbecued marinated pork steak and pineapple, served on an open bun with salad and a good dollop of aioli.
Spaghetti bolognese is a staple recipe for many Kiwi cooks. Why not give it a twist next time with our tasty variation?