Recipes by Di Swann
An ideal side dish to serve at brunch or as an accompaniment to an evening meal. A satisfying serving of vegetables and bacon in one perfect potato cake.
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.
Here's two great recipes for feeding the family over the holidays. It's sure to be a winner with lots of Kiwi favourites.
Busy day and need something quick and tasty? Here’s the answer, it serves 2 but is easily doubled for 4 or more.
Layers of potatoes, spinach, cottage cheese and red peppers with Wattie’s Pasta Bake Sauce.
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 classic Greek combination of spinach, feta and filo pastry. If you’ve never used filo, give it a go – it’s pre-rolled paper thin, so all the hard work is done!
If your garden is overflowing with capsicums or courgettes which have grown too big, this easy recipe is a great way to use them up − and if you can’t eat it all, it tastes great reheated the next day.
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.
Put these two Kiwi favourites together with pineapple pieces and the kids will love you. Great for a weekend lunch or casual dinner.
Smoky flavours and pasta go together like birds of a feather – as you’ll find out when you try this classic dish with a Tuscan twist.
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.
When hungry mouths need feeding, this clever combo never fails to please. It’s full of the flavours little and big kids love and, best of all, you can whip it up in next to no time.
Who can resist the appeal of homemade muffins? Repeat after us: give in to temptation, give in to temptation. We promise you won’t regret it.
A big hearty salad with spicy sausages, potatoes and beetroot. It’s a meal in it itself.
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.
Here’s a delicious Oriental twist to a traditional favourite. Our delicious honey, ginger and orange glaze gives turkey and roast vegetables an exotic spin.
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!