Recipes by Di Swann
Grab the ingredients on the way home or use chicken left from another meal, and you have the making of a quick and easy dinner. With the weather warming up it's time for new salad ideas.
Don’t be deceived by its simplicity, this is one sophisticated salad!
Not your average bean salad! Cannellini beans, crispy bacon and black olives combine with flavours of the Mediterranean in this inspired salad.
Layers of subtle Asian flavours and interesting textures make this quick and easy chicken dish a popular choice you can turn to time after time.
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.
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.
A deceptively simple yet tasty dish that will have everyone who tries it shouting “Ole!”. Marinate, barbecue, add vegetables and you’re ready to go.
A few simple ingredients are all you need for a tasty salad – great for family meals, picnics and barbecues.
This is easy gourmet cooking! Smoked chicken, mango and asparagus dressed with honey and mustard and flavoured with lemongrass, chilli and fresh herbs.
There's no need to wait for the weekend − with summer's long evenings a picnic for dinner is a nice way to break the midweek routine.
A big hearty salad with spicy sausages, potatoes and beetroot. It’s a meal in it itself.
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.
Pumpkin’s not just for Halloween. It’s perfect for anytime you want to treat your tastebuds to a roast like no other. More treat than trick.
Some dishes are almost too easy! This one, using pasta shells and mixed bean salad, gets a medal for utter simplicity and another one for taste!
Eggs, asparagus or green beans, tuna, mixed beans and French bread get together in this tasty summer walk-in salad.
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.
This recipe is real Kiwiana. Burgers, beetroot and coleslaw. If you weren’t around in the 60s you won’t remember how surprisingly good this beetroot jelly tastes. Dare you to try it!
It’s colourful – and delicious! A wonderful beetroot, broad bean, walnut and orzo salad.
The perfect barbecue companion this summer. Sweet kumara, juicy corn and baby spinach tossed together with a divine honey mustard dressing.
Why did the chicken cross the road? To pair up with honey, mustard and rockmelon in a scrumptious salad you’ll just love.