Donna Hay Instant Entertaining
The ultimate collection of recipes for any occasion
Instant Entertaining is a compilation of simple yet special recipes that will make your lunch, dinner, party or barbecue a memorable occasion for all the right reasons. With this book, entertaining is no longer stressful; it's a pleasure.
Instant Entertaining contains 30 different menus and 125 recipes for starters, mains, sides and desserts. Donna has done all the work for you by creating simple and accessible menus that will suit any taste. Each chapter also includes beautiful style ideas for tableware and decorations that can be arranged quickly and with ease.
If you lead a busy life and the thought of cooking for twelve, six or even two can be a little daunting, then this collection of simple menus for instant entertaining is perfect. Regardless of the occasion, entertaining at home just got a whole lot easier. Donna Hay
is Australia's leading food editor and best-selling cookbook author. Her food, recipes and styling focuses on basic ingredients, simply prepared and beautifully photographed. These hallmarks of her work have set the benchmark for food publishing worldwide and inspired a whole new generation of cooks.
Donna's career as a food writer and stylist began when she was 19. She was appointed food editor of marie claire when she was 25 and soon became food editor of marie claire lifestyle, too.
She is the editor-in-chief of donna hay magazine, a highly acclaimed, top-selling bi-monthly food magazine with tremendous local success and far-reaching international appeal. The magazine sells in excess of 114,000 copies every issue and is the number-one-selling international food magazine in American bookstores Barnes & Noble and Borders. The magazine also has subscribers in 82 countries.
Donna also has a popular weekly food column in the Sunday editions of News Limited newspapers around Australia and The New Zealand Herald, reaching over seven million people each week. She is the food editor of UK's leading lifestyle magazine, Livingetc. and of Canadian title Style at Home, she's also a contributor to South Africa's Food & Home Entertaining magazine. She is also a regular contributor on Channel 10's television series, MasterChef.
Her simple and style-driven approach is reflected in her 18 award-winning cookbooks. She has sold more than 4 million copies worldwide and her books have been translated into nine languages.
The donna hay brand has extended into successful ranges of homewares for both David Jones and the donna hay general store, which opened in 2009. In addition to her relationship with David Jones, Donna is set to collaborate with premier china and collectables brand Royal Doulton to design an exciting range of classic tableware, which is set to go on sale internationally in 2010.
Donna Hay is an Australian success story. She's a household name in Australia and the UK. She lives in Sydney with her husband Bill and children Angus and Tom.
Donna Hay Instant Entertaining
Harper Collins Publishers Australia