Recipes for success from best selling, multi award-winning cookbook author and syndicated newspaper columnist,

Jan Bilton

Let me share with you the pleasures and experience gained through a lifetime of working in the world of food. Author of 27 cookbooks, including the best-selling New Zealand Kiwifruit Cookbook (140,000 copies sold internationally) and Marlborough on the Menu (winner of Le Cordon Bleu World Food Media Awards 2010 for Best Food/Wine Guide); food and lifestyle magazine editor (Living Today, The Foodtown Magazine); syndicated columnist, travel writer, restaurant owner — and home cook.

My Mantra is: Real Food for Real People. Please join me for a taste.

Recipes, Wines and Restaurants

PASTA PLUS

Pasta and noodles are great comfort foods plus they are key ingredients in a huge range of delicious vegetable, meat and seafood combos. The origin of the noodle is disputed. The Chinese claim theyRead more

COOL CURRIES

Creating a curry from scratch is a real pleasure. However, not all of us can afford the time during the working week. And that is where ready-to-use curry powders and pastes come into their own. ManyRead more

FRENCH FAN’S FARE

One of the most celebrated dates on the French calendar is the14th of July — the anniversary of the storming of the Bastille in 1789, which signalled the beginning of the French Revolution. It isRead more

FRUITFUL WINTER

You have to hand it to Mother Nature. It may be cold and miserable outside, but she fronts up with colourful fresh fruit that is packed with the vitamins, minerals and antioxidants to help ward offRead more

MIDWINTER MERRY MAKING

Throwing a midwinter Christmas/Matariki party is high on my celebration calendar this year. It will be a great antidote for the winter blues. I love a cheerful get-together with family and friends. ARead more

IN VOGUE VEG

Versatile cauliflowers have become firmly established as the darlings of the vegetable lovers’ society. In recent times they’ve been: ‘riced’, cut into veggie steaks, roasted whole, mashed,Read more

SLOW COOKER CRACKERS

Mmm. Yum! Just love the aroma of French onion soup simmering away in the slow cooker. The long low-heat cooking brings out the flavours and there’s more than enough to feed the hungry gang whenRead more

GLUTEN-FREE DELIGHTS

Most of us can enjoy eating whatever we feel like — albeit in moderation. But some of us are not so lucky. Studies show that one out of 70 people are wheat and gluten sensitive but four out ofRead more

LOVE BITES

Winter is the season for TV binge watching. And at the same time, satisfy your inner self with a few scrumptious nibbles.   Snacks are a popular addition to the daily menu. They provide extra energyRead more

WEEKDAY WINNERS

Weekday meals can be easy and economical. And there are some cuisines that fit the bill every time. Asian flavours appeal to most people — think curries, stir-fries and dumplings. These meals areRead more

RICE REWARDS

As the Chinese proverb goes ‘The smartest housewife cannot cook a meal without rice.’ And over half the world’s population agree — rice is their staple food and an essential meal maker. InRead more

SUPER BOWLS

Soup is the food that suits all seasons — especially winter. This most versatile of all dishes is deservedly a universal favourite with virtually every culture having their own unique version —Read more

RECIPE COLLECTION

Enjoy the online recipe library. Recipes and photos by food writer Jan Bilton.

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Celebrate Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. From the team that brought you Marlborough on the Menu, Winner 2010 Le Cordon Bleu World Food Media Award for Best Food/Wine Guide. Read More

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