Instant Entertaining by Donna Hay

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    • Categories: Salads; Appetizers / starters; Dinner parties/entertaining; Italian; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: Parmesan cheese; rocket; goat cheese; balsamic vinegar; red-skinned apples
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    • Categories: Main course; Dinner parties/entertaining; Italian
    • Ingredients: parsley; toasted pine nuts; pitted black olives; veal schnitzels
    • Accompaniments: Crispy roast potatoes
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    • Categories: Dessert; Dinner parties/entertaining; Italian
    • Ingredients: peaches; wood-fired bread; caster sugar
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    • Categories: Appetizers / starters; Dinner parties/entertaining; Asian; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: sugar snap peas; sesame oil; lemons; toasted sesame seeds; sea salt
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    • Categories: Stir-fries; Main course; Dinner parties/entertaining; Asian
    • Ingredients: broccolini; flaked sea salt; Szechuan peppercorns; red chillies; Chinese five-spice powder; chicken breast fillets
    • Accompaniments: Peanut and coriander noodles
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    • Categories: Stir-fries; Pasta, doughs & sauces; Side dish; Dinner parties/entertaining; Asian
    • Ingredients: fish sauce; rice noodles; fresh ginger; limes; mint; roasted unsalted peanuts; long red chillies; green onions; coriander leaves
    • Accompaniments: Wok-fried salt and pepper chicken
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    • Categories: Ice cream & frozen desserts; Dessert; Dinner parties/entertaining; Asian
    • Ingredients: limes; vanilla bean ice cream; sweet biscuits; toasted coconut flakes
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    • Categories: Sauces, general; Appetizers / starters; Dinner parties/entertaining; French; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: lemons; asparagus; rocket; butter; egg yolks
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    • Categories: Sauces for meat; Main course; Dinner parties/entertaining
    • Ingredients: butter; garlic; flat mushrooms; sirloin steaks; baby spinach
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    • Categories: Cakes, small; Quick / easy; Dessert; Cooking ahead; Dinner parties/entertaining
    • Ingredients: dark chocolate; raspberries; almond meal; egg whites
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Appetizers / starters; Dinner parties/entertaining; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: rocket; vine leaves in brine; fresh oregano; lemons; oxheart tomatoes; haloumi cheese
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    • Categories: Main course; Dinner parties/entertaining
    • Ingredients: sage; green beans; garlic; lemons; salted capers; red chillies; chicken breast fillets
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    • Categories: Ice cream & frozen desserts; Dessert; Dinner parties/entertaining; Italian
    • Ingredients: sponge fingers; coffee liqueur; espresso; vanilla bean ice cream; milk chocolate flakes
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    • Categories: Salads; Side dish; Dinner parties/entertaining; Greek; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: cucumbers; tomatoes; parsley; fetta cheese; lemons
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    • Categories: Main course; Dinner parties/entertaining; Greek
    • Ingredients: lamb backstrap; honey; Dijon mustard; fresh oregano
    • Accompaniments: Dill potatoes
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    • Categories: Side dish; Dinner parties/entertaining; Greek; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: red onions; dill; parsley; kipfler potatoes
    • Accompaniments: Oregano roast lamb
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    • Categories: Mousses, trifles, custards & creams; Dessert; Dinner parties/entertaining; Greek; Italian
    • Ingredients: single cream; blueberries; lemons; powdered gelatine; natural yoghurt
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    • Categories: Appetizers / starters; Dinner parties/entertaining; Summer
    • Ingredients: peaches; prosciutto; rocket; balsamic vinegar
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    • Categories: Pasta, doughs & sauces; Main course; Dinner parties/entertaining; Summer; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: pappardelle pasta; peas; mint; ricotta cheese; Parmesan cheese; lemons
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Mousses, trifles, custards & creams; Dessert; Dinner parties/entertaining; Summer
    • Ingredients: strawberries; mascarpone cheese; single cream; caster sugar; shortbread biscuits
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    • Categories: Ice cream & frozen desserts; Dessert; Dinner parties/entertaining; Italian
    • Ingredients: vanilla ice cream; espresso
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    • Categories: Ice cream & frozen desserts; Quick / easy; Dessert; Dinner parties/entertaining
    • Ingredients: ice cream; brioche buns
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    • Categories: Ice cream & frozen desserts; Dessert; Dinner parties/entertaining
    • Ingredients: ice cream of your choice; chocolate-covered honeycomb; chocolate-covered malted milk balls; chocolate-covered coconut candy bars; chocolate fudge sauce; toasted nuts of your choice
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    • Categories: Ice cream & frozen desserts; Dessert; Dinner parties/entertaining
    • Ingredients: cream-filled chocolate biscuits; vanilla ice cream; hard-boiled peppermint sweets
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  • ISBN 10 0732282691
  • ISBN 13 9780732282691
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  • Published Sep 27 2006
  • Format Hardcover
  • Page Count 192
  • Language English
  • Countries Australia
  • Publisher HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
  • Imprint HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd

Publishers Text

Entertaining doesn't have to be stressful. It should be fun and fuss-free. Which is why Donna Hay has put together this collection of simple menus for truly instant entertaining. So no matter what the occasion, entertaining has just become a whole lot easier.

One of today's most influential food writers tells you all you need to know about entertaining. Following the worldwide success of her last book, The Instant Cook, Donna Hay brings you fresh, easy-to-follow recipes and clever styling ideas for entertaining family and friends. From an impromptu weeknight dinner for two to a celebration for twelve, Instant Entertaining is everything you need to make your occasion an instant success. It is beautifully photographed in the style for which Donna has become known worldwide.

Donna Hay has become an inspiration to American cooks. Her recipes are renowned for their fresh modern flavors, stylish presentation, ease of preparation and readily available ingredients. Her style has become a benchmark for contemporary recipes and cookbooks. She has garnered a passionate global following for her approach to food, giving home cooks the confidence to cook with instinct and style.



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