Recipes by Di Swann
Make your budget go further without compromising on flavour! Just a few basic ingredients can transform last night's leftovers into another tasty meal.
Nothing beats a great-tasting salad, and this one is also very easy to whip up.
Tender baby peas and new potatoes, lightly tossed in a creamy minted mayonnaise with a touch of lemon − just heaven!
Even the fussiest of vegetable eaters will enjoy these crisp vegetable and bacon filo pastry parcels.
Add a little spice to your veges with this Indian-flavoured tomato sauce. Serve with rice as a main or as a spicy side.
Great as a lunch dish or side to accompany your roast or grilled meats. This is one of those old classics.
We’ve been digging in the archives and found this delicious Tuscan Chicken recipe. It was the first Food in a Minute meal idea we ever created. Back then in 1996, before the internet took off, Kiwis used to jot the recipe down while watching the telly. How times have changed! While it’s an oldie, it’s definitely a goodie and we hope you enjoy making it.
These beer battered fish fillets are fabulously crispy and perfect accompanied with a tasty parsley and cashew nut pesto potato salad.
Don’t be afraid to use filo pastry – it’s light and flaky and surprisingly easy to use. This is a truly tasty tart, so expect a race for the leftovers.
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.
This tasty tomato and vegetable ‘stew’ is great with these delicious crumbed hoki fillets. Easy enough for a weekday meal, but with a gourmet look and taste.
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.
These savouries make a wonderful lunch time treat. They are a great alternative to sandwiches and will be popular with both young and old.
Impress your family and friends with these tasty Oriental-inspired spring rolls. They are much easier than you may think − roll up your sleeves and give them a go.
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.
Easy to prepare and tasty baked potatoes − perfect for when unexpected guests drop in.
This delicious meal is likely to be requested time and time again this summer. Easy, light and tastes great.
Delicious caramelised onion-infused lamb, tossed through roasted vegetables – perfect for your next barbecue.