Help Rotary. Help your community. Rotary Cambridge has published a popular cookbook —Taste Waikato — featuring simple but innovative recipes — all stylishly photographed — showcasing the food of the region. Also featured are light hearted stories of local food producers. All money from sales goes to helping people in our local community.
 
Taste Waikato is a great present for Mother’s Day and an extremely useful cookbook for friends either here or overseas.
 
Buy Taste Waikato ($35) online at www.rotarycambridge.nz./tastewaikato before 30 May 2020 and be into win a fabulous gourmet food hamper worth over $100. Books will be posted during the current lockdown.
 
the book offers easy, innovative recipes created and photographed by food professional Jan Bilton. Members helped: contact producers; catch a trout or two; and assist in taste testing and proof-reading. The recipes — developed by rotary member and food professional, Jan Bilton — feature beef, lamb, chicken, bacon, duck and salami; fish and seafood; cheeses and dairy delights; fruit; vegetables; truffles; nuts; honey; olive oil; tea; unique preserves; and wines and beers. These temptations are complemented by interesting, entertaining stories and anecdotes about the produce and producers.
 
The book was produced by Irvine Holt, a publishing company owned by Jan and her husband, journalist Michael Ryan.
 
Taste Waikato is available from most Paper Plus stores in the Waikato, at the Taupo and Cambridge Isites, Pennys Bookstore Chartwell, or online at: rotarycambridge.nz/page/taste-waikato. At just $35, Taste Waikato is the perfect gift for friends, family and colleagues in New Zealand or overseas.