This is a failsafe crowd pleaser. Serve with either vanilla ice cream or fresh cream.
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.
This is an out of the ordinary side dish that always impresses guests. It's a delicious and refreshing accompaniment to barbecued meat. You can also thread pieces of the marinated pineapple on skewers with chicken or pork for kebabs. The marinade can be made into a spicy sauce by bringing to the boil in a saucepan and cooking until it is thick and syrupy.
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!
Pineapple walnuts and cinnamon team up for a winning combination.
Spicy, sweet, colourful and delicious - serve as a dip with corn chips, or as a topping for barbecued meats and fish.
This lovely cake is best if made one day before serving.
This is an excellent drink to enjoy in the cold winter months. This version has both pineapple and orange juice.
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.
Long before turkey became a Christmas dinner institution, there was baked ham. The ham can be prepared for glazing the day before, then covered and refrigerated.
Poached chicken served with a variety of fruits and vegetables and a tangy curry dressing makes a unique salad to serve to company.
Lemon zest and crushed cardamom seeds add a lovely flavour to marinated, grilled chicken kebabs, threaded with juicy chunks of fresh pineapple and grape tomatoes and served with crunchy pita crisps. These are also great done on the barbecue.
Wake up your tastebuds with a zingy, zesty pineapple salsa – the perfect accompaniment to grilled chicken. Add a glass of chilled white wine for an ideal summer meal.
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.
Fresh pineapple chunks, orange segments and slices of banana are sweetened with a maple-rum dressing and topped with toasted flaked almonds in this dessert salad.
Serve luscious pineapple and you reap the advantages of vitamin C, potassium and manganese, a mineral that helps build strong bones.
With the help of amaretti biscuits and canned pineapple, this quick dessert takes only minutes to prepare.