The Donna Hay special guide to easy entertaining: The Donna Hay annual Entertaining issue is specially designed to do one thing- take the fear and hard work out of entertaining at home. Most of us love sharing a meal with family and friends but are unsure of how to pull all the elements together. This issue is all about showing you how. Donna Hay Magazine give you more than 20 different menu combinations for easy nibbles, starters, mains and dessert for all manner of meals and occasions, so you'll be the host with most in no time at all.
Whether you're organising a casual lunch or an elegant evening soiree, this issue will inspire and guide you through a successful meal so you can spend less time in the kitchen and more time with the ones you love.
Nibbles and Starters: Whet appetites for the main course with easy to assemble and versatile nibbles. These quick fixes using fresh produce and store-bought ingredients make for a no-fuss and elegant prelude to the main event.
Mains: Our chic yet simple mains showcase modern Asian and Mediterranean-inspired dishes and will impress guests with their sumptuous flavours. A stunning main is all about the ingredients you use and how you use them, not about the time you invest. Make a stamen with a combination of fresh flavours, herbs, spices and contrasting textures. It's all about clever yet simple additions.
Sides: The best side dishes complement all the elements of the main course without stealing the show. From crisp greens to golden morsels or potato, sides add texture to meals and bring all the flavours together in harmony.
Desserts: From petite treats to decadent creamy creations, our simple do-ahead desserts wioll steal the show with a sweet finale. Whether you choose something light and delicate or rich and satisfying, these sweets will end the night on a high note.
Donna Hay Magazine Issue 52