Recipes by Di Swann
Here’s a Buck Shelford favourite. Take the time to make the pizza dough, the taste is worth it. But if you really are too busy, the topping is still delicious on a bought pizza base.
Broad Bean Purèe is a lovely side dish.
Looking for a great lunch idea that is light but still flavoursome? Then this delicious vegetarian filo pastry is sure to please.
This is really a mix of a big breakfast and a bacon and egg pie. Take it with you for a picnic, or serve it hot for lunch with a fresh salad. This recipe was inspired from an idea sent in by Anne Robbie from Invercargill, who made a variation of this for the shearers when they visited the farm. It was much, requested on the farm and no doubt will be a favourite for any crowd in your house too.
Easy, flavoursome and refreshing − just what you need in a salad.
Tasty and much healthier than normal pastry − not to mention easier and less messy. Easy as pie!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
This hearty curry is full of vegetables, and its delicious korma flavour has been perfected for you.
Asparagus spears, ham, feta, and cottage or ricotta cheese enclosed in a filo casing.
It’s a re-invented asparagus roll! Not really – but you will find asparagus spears at the centre of this tasty baked slice.
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.