Food for Friends: Simply Delicious Menus for Easy Entertaining by Fran Warde

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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Salads; Lunch; Side dish; Entertaining & parties; Summer; Mediterranean; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: baby artichokes; asparagus; red bell peppers; zucchini
    • Accompaniments: Char-grilled jumbo shrimp with citrus wedges
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Salads; Lunch; Side dish; Entertaining & parties; Summer; Mediterranean; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: new potatoes; cannellini beans; tomatoes; scallions; parsley
    • Accompaniments: Char-grilled jumbo shrimp with citrus wedges
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Salads; Lunch; Side dish; Entertaining & parties; Summer; Mediterranean; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: baby greens; garlic; balsamic vinegar
    • Accompaniments: Char-grilled jumbo shrimp with citrus wedges
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    • Categories: Dressings & marinades; Quick / easy; Lunch; Side dish; Entertaining & parties; Spring; Mediterranean
    • Ingredients: garlic; balsamic vinegar
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    • Categories: Pies, tarts & pastries; Quick / easy; Dessert; Cooking ahead; Entertaining & parties; Summer
    • Ingredients: all-purpose flour; butter; egg yolks; strawberry jelly; strawberries; heavy cream
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Soups; Entertaining & parties; Fall / autumn; Italian
    • Ingredients: red onions; pancetta; carrots; celery; cannellini beans; hot Italian sausages; chicken stock; bay leaves; parsley
    • Accompaniments: Focaccia
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    • Categories: Bread & rolls, savory; Quick / easy; Cooking ahead; Entertaining & parties; Fall / autumn; Italian
    • Ingredients: bread flour; active dry yeast; cherry tomatoes; rosemary
    • Accompaniments: Tuscan bean and spicy sausage soup
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Main course; Entertaining & parties; Fall / autumn
    • Ingredients: pheasant breasts; bacon; thyme; bay leaves; shallots; dry sherry; French bread; watercress; portobello mushrooms
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Rice dishes; Dessert; Entertaining & parties; Fall / autumn
    • Ingredients: milk; risotto rice; hazelnuts; golden raisins; milk chocolate; dark chocolate
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    • Categories: Crumbles, cobblers, crisps & bettys; Quick / easy; Dessert; Cooking ahead; Entertaining & parties; Fall / autumn
    • Ingredients: all-purpose flour; rolled oats; mixed berries; fresh fruit; apples; cream
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    • Categories: Egg dishes; Quick / easy; Salads; Appetizers / starters; Entertaining & parties; Fall / autumn
    • Ingredients: salad greens; capers; anchovies; dry mustard; eggs; chives
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Rice dishes; Main course; Entertaining & parties; Fall / autumn; Italian
    • Ingredients: chicken stock; shallots; risotto rice; saffron; vermouth; Parmesan cheese
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Mousses, trifles, custards & creams; Dessert; Cooking ahead; Entertaining & parties; Fall / autumn; Italian
    • Ingredients: rolled oats; mixed berries; yogurt; honey
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    • Categories: Baked & steamed desserts; Quick / easy; Dessert; Entertaining & parties; Fall / autumn
    • Ingredients: raisins; dried cranberries; dried cherries; apples; cinnamon sticks; light corn syrup; heavy cream
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    • Categories: Pies, tarts & pastries; Quick / easy; Cooking ahead; Entertaining & parties; Picnics & outdoors
    • Ingredients: all-purpose flour; butter; confectioner's sugar; fresh fruit; light cream
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Appetizers / starters; Entertaining & parties; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: artichokes
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Salads; Side dish; Entertaining & parties
    • Ingredients: cherry tomatoes; eggplants; prosciutto; arugula; balsamic vinegar
    • Accompaniments: Guinea fowl and asparagus spaghetti
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  • ISBN 10 1841728276
  • ISBN 13 9781841728278
  • Published Mar 01 2005
  • Format Paperback
  • Page Count 160
  • Language English
  • Countries United Kingdom
  • Publisher Ryland Peters & Small
  • Imprint Ryland, Peters & Small Ltd

Publishers Text

Food for Friends makes cooking for any number of friends or family a relaxed, enjoyable affair. Fran Warde's fabulous recipes and straightforward approach make it easy, whatever your lifestyle. Divided into 28 themed events, the book covers every occasion, from a Children's Tea Party or Beach Banquet to an elegant New Year's Eve celebration or Party Buffet. The first half of the book is for Everyday Entertaining, while the second half offers stylish ideas for Parties and Celebrations. For each menu, Fran suggests appropriate wine or drinks, and offers a clear, simple work plan, telling you how far in advance you can make each dish, and in what order it is best to prepare them - making life even easier.

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