Recipes by Di Swann
Want to make the perfect cheese scone? The secret is adding soda water, using tasty cheese and making sure the dough is soft. Serve warm from the oven for a morning tea treat.
It may seem an unusual combination of ingredients but the end result is sure to impress.
This is definitely a throw-it-together frittata, no need for added seasonings as the Southern Style Roasters do it all. A great lunch dish, serve it hot or cold.
This delicious shortcake is stunning as a hot dessert, served with ice cream or custard, or cooled and sliced for afternoon tea. You'll be making this one time and time again.
For a delicious afternoon tea or dessert treat, try this − everyone will be impressed.
Who can resist a chocolate chip cookie? These definitely tick all the boxes, full of chocolate and deliciously wicked!
Stuck for something to put in the lunchbox? These scrummy, deliciously moist muffins will go down a treat.
If you have a feijoa tree, you may have so many feijoas that you don't know what to do with them! We are always trying new recipes in an attempt to use them all. This Feijoa and Apple Crumble is a fantastic autumn dessert.
Baked Beans and Spaghetti are often a staple in the pantry, and what better way to use them than in these delicious toasted sandwiches − a take on traditional French toast. Get the yummy factor with your kids!
Wattie’s Peaches and Sanitarium Weet-Bix have always been a Kiwi favourite at breakfast time. Now this iconic combination can be enjoyed at any time of the day with these delicious muffins.
For a sweet treat, this Maple Nut Tart is a must! Serve with whipped cream for the perfect finish.
For an easy, light and refreshing dessert, this Summer Crumble will make you a hit with family and friends. Layers of pears, raspberries, yoghurt and a delicious oaty crumble – yum!
We love plums and the Black Doris variety are a particular favourite. This shortcake recipe is very easy − just throw the ingredients into a food processor and you’ll have it in the oven in less than 15 minutes. Serve with a large scoop of yoghurt or ice cream. Simply divine!
There are numerous recipes for making the perfect Pavlova. This one is not only simple but also failproof − even the most novice cooks will be able to create this truly iconic Kiwi dessert.
Hummus is very popular and many people don’t realise how easy it is to make. We’ve added some sweet roasted capsicums to make this delicious dip. Served with crispy potato skins, you can't go wrong!
I’m always looking for new salad ideas and this is the perfect addition to any summertime meal. Beetroot, peas, red onion and orzo pasta tossed together with a zesty lemon dressing – that should hit the spot!
Salads are usually summer fare, but we've used seasonal winter vegetables to create this delicious version. Serve hot, warm or cold − you'll love it any way.
Only 3 ingredients. Only 3 steps. It doesn’t get any easier than this.
This simple stir-fried rice is a handy side dish to many meat dishes − or add in cooked meat or chicken for a meal if you wish.