Recipes by Di Swann
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.
Here is a tasty meal that can be cooked in less than 30 minutes. Succulent pork and crisp, tender vegetables cooked in a delicious Asian-inspired sauce. Delicious!
Mini frittatas make a tasty and portable meal, ideal for lunch boxes and picnics. If you have a weakness for blue cheese, crumble a little on each frittata for a special touch.
It’s a re-invented asparagus roll! Not really – but you will find asparagus spears at the centre of this tasty baked slice.
Asparagus spears, ham, feta, and cottage or ricotta cheese enclosed in a filo casing.
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.
This hearty curry is full of vegetables, and its delicious korma flavour has been perfected for you.
The beautiful colour of this salad makes it look as good as it tastes. The fantastic flavours of beetroot, creamy feta and nutty pecan will make this salad a hit at any summer barbecue!
For a real ‘veg out’, try this tasty dish with bacon. Toss through cooked pasta, and for a special touch garnish with fried sage leaves.
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.
It's time to wheel out the barbie and whip up a fresh summer salad! This clever combo lets you do both in one go, and it even includes tasty chicken bacon for all the dedicated meat lovers out there. We balance the meal with a liberal helping of barbecued kumara and crunchy salad vegetables.
Ever wondered what a Mediterranean barbecue tastes like? Find out with our delicious pesto-filled chicken breasts, potato roasters and vegetables − all barbecued as only Kiwis could.
A quick and easy marinade is always a handy recipe to have with barbecue season on its way, and this recipe also doubles as a stir-fry sauce. Spring, summer or winter, this recipe will always taste great. Check out our tips for how to cook perfect steaks, too!
Delicious caramelised onion-infused lamb, tossed through roasted vegetables – perfect for your next barbecue.
Leftover ham, chicken or turkey make this an ideal Boxing Day salad. If you don’t have any leftovers, just buy either cooked ham or chicken to make this delicious salad.
The benefit of slow cooking means that you can use cheaper cuts of meat which still retain a wonderful flavour when cooked this way. Served with simple cauliflower mash, this is a warming meal to look forward to on those cooler days.
Tasty and much healthier than normal pastry − not to mention easier and less messy. Easy as pie!
These beer battered fish fillets are fabulously crispy and perfect accompanied with a tasty parsley and cashew nut pesto potato salad.
Packed full of great flavours and textures, this salad is super easy to assemble. Wattie’s Baby Beetroot is a clever addition, no grating or pink hands! We love to serve this with barbecue meats, and it’s also delicious with fish.
Easy, flavoursome and refreshing − just what you need in a salad.