Recipes by Di Swann
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.
Canned chickpeas are a great staple to keep in your pantry. This recipe teams them with pumpkin, tomato and broccoli in a tasty vegetarian dish.
Moussaka is a traditional layered Greek dish. This is an utterly non-traditional Kiwi version – with baked beans and Potato Pom Poms.
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.
Easy, flavoursome and refreshing − just what you need in a salad.
Are you a lover of both desserts and pizza? This may seem an odd combination but trust us − you'll want to give this one a whirl.