Recipes by Di Swann
Mexican corn muffins − like corn bread, but with a hint of chilli spice.
Beans, not tortillas, are Mexico’s favourite food. And you’ll see why when you try this exotic take on baked beans and toast.
If you've still got room after a Sunday roast, this is the customary way to finish. It's tangy, traditional and totally irresistible.
Surprise your tastebuds with this zesty cake. Lime and pineapple complement each other perfectly.
If you’re Welsh, you could feel quite patriotic eating this delicious dish. If not, you will probably be surprised that the vegetable you detested as a child is actually delicious.
Fritters like your mother used to make – not! These fritters wouldn’t be out of place on a café menu – serve with bacon, grilled tomatoes and call it breakfast, or lunch, or dinner!
It’s colourful – and delicious! A wonderful beetroot, broad bean, walnut and orzo salad.
Use canned chickpeas to make delicious hummus in a matter of minutes – you can vary the garlic and lemon juice to taste.
The perfect barbecue companion this summer. Sweet kumara, juicy corn and baby spinach tossed together with a divine honey mustard dressing.
A great light meal that is easy to prepare, tastes delicious and the kids will love it − so will you!
It's the Greek island classic that's made its way into the hearts of millions the world over. So bring it home to your place! This recipe takes all the ingredients we've come to expect − feta, olives, red onion, spinach and tomatoes − and adds in a base of hearty chickpeas. Just perfect all summer long.
Looking for an easy, impressive dessert with minimum fuss? Then give this recipe a go.
The only hard bit of this recipe is spelling it. Honestly, this is cannelloni made easy.
Everyone loves a coleslaw, but this one has a few surprises − nutty shelled edamame beans and a little ginger! Don’t forget to add the noodles right before serving so they stay crispy.
This versatile bake doubles as a light and delicious side. The kids won't complain about eating their vegetables tonight!
Soup enjoys a renaissance of its own when you introduce it to a tasty Italian classic.
It complements the mains, but this side dish will earn some serious praise of its own.
This is a great recipe when you have excess silverbeet in the garden, and it's special enough to serve when entertaining.
Add a bit of colour to your next barbecue with this beautiful pink salad. Yes, pink! Did you want it in another colour?
Bite into this! Falafel is a great, healthy way to fill up the family or your flatmates, and adding some spice with a tin of chilli beans will give a kick to your pita bread pockets.