Readers' Recipes

A naughty but nice nibble

zucchini chips

This recipes is a great way to use up excess zucchini at this time of year, plus it's delicious.

English muffin mini-pizzas

Paired with a salad, these tasty little bites make a yummy, quick meal, Kirsty Purvis writes.

Easy chickpea curry

chickpeas

You can get this easy and healthy curry on the table in 20 minutes. That's a win.

Recipe: Thai beef salad

Thai beef salad

This Thai salad is delicious, quick, and relatively cheap, according to Grace Miller.

Recipe: chilli and fritters

corn fritters

This meal is quick, easy, cheap, healthy and delicious. When do we eat?!

Cooking lamb with Coke

lamb

Ian Vickridge share his recipe for barbecuing the perfect lamb - with one surprising ingredient.

Get salmon grilling right

Salmon fillets

This ultimate salmon recipes uses a centuries-old method for the modern barbecue.

Chocolate candy cane tart

candy cane

This tart combines the classic flavours of chocolate and peppermint with a Christmas-y twist.

Fruit Christmas tree

Fruit Christmas tree

Jodie Bainbridge shares her recipe for a tasty Christmas treat for the festive season.

Making proper pate

food

The perfect pate for the silly season is within your reach with this recipe from Helen Moore.

Nana's berry trifle

Snack berries

Holly McQuillan shares the recipe for a festive trifle that has been in her family for generations.

Recipe: Fail-proof brownies

chocolate brownies

This brownie recipe makes proper, gooey, American-style brownies. We want them now.

Recipe: Blue cheese salad

blue cheese

Stan Dubious shares a BBQ recipe for a blue cheese salad.

Recipe: Mini Banoffee pies

banoffee

Jessica Thompson shares a recipe for mini Banoffee pies.

Recipe: Xmas pud biscuits

Christmas pud biscuits

There's an easy, fun way to make a Christmas pudding biscuit with very little effort but great looking results.

Grandma's trifle

trifle

Liz Milner shares this recipe as part of our $100 hamper competition.

Christmas chocolate slice

chocolate

Chocolate, booze and gingernuts - the foundation of this great Christmas slice.

Recipe: Tim Tam truffles

truffles

This recipe for Tim Tam truffles is easy, delicious and perfect for Christmas.

Yum: Tiramisu for Christmas

Tiramisu

A modern take on the classic tiramisu, but makes it better suited to the summer climate.

BBQ summer salmon

salmon

Stan Dubious shares his recipe for barbecued salmon with a summer vinaigrette.

Quick, easy BBQ stir fry

stir fry

Mark Bixley shares a recipe that's quick, easy and all done on the barbecue hotplate.

Get that smokin' flavour

bbq chicken

Mark Bixley shares a tip to get that flame-grilled smoky taste on the barbecue this summer.

The best BBQ burger pattie

beef burger

Create your own classic Kiwi burger at home with this delicious pattie recipe.

Recipe: Kleftiko lamb

lamb kleftico

Simple but delicious, this slow-cooked lamb will melt in your mouth.

BBQ rub for every meat

BBq spices

Prepare a large batch of this rub at the start of summer, and you're set for the entire season.

Recipe: BBQ broccoli

Broccoli

Simple and tasty, this recipe is a quick way to get more variety on your barbecue grill.

Cheap and delicious steak

steak bbq

This seasoning makes a cheap cut of meat shine at a summer barbecue.

Mouth-watering butterfish

Dinner

This recipe is best enjoyed with friends around the campfire and a couple of cold beers.

Throw these on any barbie

Prawn

Peter Fox shares his recipe for delicious barbecue prawns. Are they ready yet?

Recipe: BBQ pork ribs

Ribs

This recipe for BBQ pork ribs will make meat fall off the bone and make people want more.

One pot Mexican fiesta

How a home-cook ditched the feeding-the-family angst, re-tied her apron strings and became a gourmet again.

This 'recipe' has been a huge family favourite over the years, and it's easier than you'd think.

Lemon blueberry yoghurt loaf

Loaf

There's nothing better than a moist piece of cake - especially when it's drizzled in lemony goodness.

Mars bar slice

mars bar

Ken Hubbard shares a simple recipe for a delicious slice that chocolate bar fans will love.

Double choc mousse cake

cake

I made this cake for my mother's birthday last year and we have been using it for birthdays ever since.

Toxic sludge

milk

Grace Miller shares a recipe for her favourite comfort food slice.

Easy veggie soup

soup

Here's an easy recipe for vegetable soup that even the kids will love.

Fail-safe pumpkin soup

Pumpkin Soup

Donna Sykes shares her pumpkin soup recipe that has never failed her.

Cheesy scallop potatoes

potato

ALLY SHAW

Ally Shaw has a one-pot recipe which makes easy use of corned beef leftovers.

Recipe: Amazing meatballs

meatballs

These meatballs are great served with rice, couscous, pasta or spaghetti.

Pork with tamarillos

tamarillo

MAUREEN STRONACH

When the cold season arrives, out comes this old favourite, old fashioned recipe.

Home-made cannelloni

cannelloni

KEVIN BLAKEMAN

You can save money by spending a little extra time and effort in the kitchen, writes Kevin Blakeman.

Recipe: Sauerkraut with bacon

sauerkraut

Sauerkraut is an acquired taste but with bacon it can make a yummy meal, Dilly Hofmans writes.

Recipe: Sultana Loaf

Sultana loaf

This recipe from a friend in the 1960s is now a firm family favourite for Maureen Stronach.

Easy, breezy dumplings

dumplings

MAUREEN STRONACH

These dumplings are a great potato substitute with a warm winter stew.

Recipe: Cauliflower soup

Cauliflower soup

MAUREEN STRONACH

Now that the weather is cooling down, thoughts turn to a nice, and simple soup, writes Maureen Stronach.

Paprika and cheese muffins

grated cheese

MAUREEN STRONACH

These parsley, paprika and cheese muffins are an easy family favourite, writes Maureen Stronach.

Recipe: Marmite chicken

Marmite

CLARE THOMAS

As black gold returns to the shelves of New Zealand, Clare Thomas shares a recipe for Marmite chicken.

Marmite, chocolate & beer chilli

marmite

MANDY FRASER

Mandy Fraser shares a spicy recipe made with one of New Zealand's biggest food obsessions.

Taiwanese beef noodle soup

Taiwanese beef noodle soup

RUSSELL DENCH

This soup is simply the most delicious Asian soup I have ever tasted, writes Russell Dench.

Blueberry Waldorf salad

Blueberries

MAUREEN STRONACH

Maureen Stronach recipe makes for a nice change from the usual salads and it's very easy to make.

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