This is a wonderful cocktail for balmy summer nights. You'll be able to imagine you're on a tropical island.
This is a beautifully refreshing smoothie and perfect for breakfast or just a summer snack. Serve in tall glasses with straws.
Black tea gives this fruit punch a very exotic flavour despite the ingredients being commonly available. A great party drink for a summer garden party or barbecue.
This is the drink I always make for my kids birthday parties, but you'll be surprised by how much adults love it too!
A simple, sweet glaze for cooked ham - pineapples and brown sugar. The cherries are optional but I suppose traditional!
Spicy, sweet, colourful and delicious - serve as a dip with corn chips, or as a topping for barbecued meats and fish.
This is an easy drink made up by a good friend -pineapple juice and vanilla vodka in a martini glass. Garnish with a wedge of pineapple and a cherry.
Here's an impressive dessert to try: fresh pineapple sautéed in dark rum, orange liqueur and brown sugar, then flambéed. It's sure to be greeted with applause.
A cross between a breakfast sorbet and thick drink, this refreshing, virtually fat-free start to the day takes just seconds to whiz up. The secret to preparing it quickly is to keep a selection of chopped fruit in the freezer, then you can simply dip in to select a combination that suits your mood.
Serve luscious pineapple in place of cake or confectionery and you reap the advantages of vitamin C, potassium and manganese, a mineral that helps build strong bones.
Great tasting and healthy. This drink is adapted from one I had in a cafe around the NSW/QLD border. I suggest using mango sorbet - it really does make a difference. With fresh fruit and green tea, this juice is a great antioxidant boost any time of year but is especially refreshing in summer.
A bit retro..but this is my version of a Pina Colada made with fresh pineapple, lime juice and less coconut milk than the classic version. So its a lighter, fruitier and less sweet cocktail.
You know whats it's like....munchies..raided the cupboard for a sweet fix which is a very rare occasion - I'm a savoury person... no doubt once you make this you will never go back. Its the best tummy filler before you go to bed. you will wake up wanting it for breakfast.....hehe enjoy
This is from my friend, Jane's family. It's an excellent non-alcoholic summer punch-perfect for Christmas. Have all the ingredients cold beforehand. To make the tea ice-cubes just make some strong black tea, let it cool then pour into an ice cube tray.
A pineapple and bacon burger all cooked together. Slightly simpler, though not quite as good, is to cook the ingredients separately and combine at the end.
Toasted bread with a thick slice of ham, pineapple and cheese all grilled. That has got to be the most perfect snack and it is healthy too - all five food groups covered.
Alpine peppered pineapple sauteed and served with wild fruit yoghurt. A beautiful summer dessert.
Prawns are simmered in a pineapple and soy sauce then served with pineapple, capsicum and tomatoes creating a tasty and colourful meal suitable for your next special occasion.
When barbecuing chicken or fish I always serve it with this easy pineapple and cucumber salad that is flavoured with chilli and lime.
This is a simple fried rice dish that includes pineapple, bacon and tomato There is also egg in it and optionally you can serve with a fried egg on top.