Recipes by Di Swann
These easy crostini can be made ahead of time, and are perfect to accompany your favourite dips and spreads.
Tender baby peas and new potatoes, lightly tossed in a creamy minted mayonnaise with a touch of lemon − just heaven!
If you want to make your own sweet shortcrust pastry then try this easy recipe.
Our Sundried Tomato and Feta Dip with our new Chilli and Lime Wedges is so easy and tasty it will have them coming back for more.
Add a little spice to your veges with this Indian-flavoured tomato sauce. Serve with rice as a main or as a spicy side.
If you haven't got a favourite carrot cake recipe, then this must surely be the one − made even better with added pineapple.
Add a little sweetness to your life! Great for an afternoon tea treat.
Melt-in-your-mouth shortcake with a delicious pear filling to enjoy with friends and family.
There are so many different styles of chocolate caramel slice. This one is rich and decadent.
Chocolate and cornflake morsels topped with chocolate icing − and no afghan would be complete without a walnut on top.
Here’s a classic you still find in cafes. It’s the combination of the base, jam filling and meringue style topping that pleases any sweet treat fan. Be prepared to make it time and time again!
Anzac biscuits are a real Kiwi classic, and this delicious recipe comes from the Wattie’s Kiwi Favourites Cookbook − celebrating 75 years in Kiwi kitchens.
Who could resist a warm dessert cake drizzled with creamy custard? Pear and ginger is a match made in heaven, and when teamed with a delicious maple glaze nothing can beat it.
This is a delicious vegetarian meal − roasted vegetables rolled in fresh pasta and smothered in a delicious sauce that’s already prepared for you.
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 is cafe food at its best. Best made the night before, this wholesome breakfast is ready to enjoy when you wake. Packed with nutrients, it is a great way to start your day.
Here’s a delicious dessert to impress, served with delicious orange and maple syrup sauce.
Need breakfast on the run? Try this delicious smoothie with chocolate Complan for a nutrition boost.