Staying in is the new going out! To make your home catering enjoyable and hassle free for you and your guests, Food for Friends shows you how to entertain at home in any situation, from casual brunches and cosy suppers to more formal dinner parties, large family events and festive get togethers.
Chapters include Brilliant Brunches, Summer Salads, Sizzling Summer Barbecues, Children’s Birthday Party, Plotting & Planning a Dinner Party, and Home Catering (Christenings, Communions, Confirmations).
Well known freelance chef from TV3’s ‘Ireland AM’, Edward Hayden has a wealth of culinary experience, and currently lectures in Waterford IT.
packed full of impressive yet simple recipes
whatever you do with Edward Hayden is bound to be fun
packed full of easy to follow recipes … visually beautiful
beautifully illustrated throughout with tempting pictures
a book to drool over
if you love to entertain at home but sometimes feel daunted by the task of cooking for other people, or maybe just need some inspiration for recipes for entertaining, I think that you will really enjoy Food for Friends
all sorts of great recipes … inspiring
the recipes are full of simple, clean flavours which are certain to appeal to even the pickiest of eaters
a great reference to have to hand
I can see this book working for a wide range of occasions from Summer BBQ’s to First Holy Communion parties
with wholesome ingredients to satisfy all appetites, even the most inexperienced cook doesn’t need to break a sweat in the kitchen
great for the kitchen shelf or for a gift for the foodie friend
speaks to all levels of cooks
Edward gives his own personal relaxed touch to the recipes and uses ingredients we all have sitting in our cupboards and can buy from the local shop
lovely recipes for those nights in with family, friends or loved ones
especially like the Handy Hints at the end of each recipe and the very personal notes to introduce them
a special mention for the photography in the book also, it’s all so perfectly mouth watering it makes you even more motivated to cook the recipes suggested
good for the novices
good variety of recipes to choose from and nothing too obscure
a handy family book that adapts to meals with friends
informative, breaks down the steps, plenty of colourful pictures
the well-known Irish chef tackles family-friendly recipes for year-round occasions
ticks all the boxes
very much in touch with the zeitgeist
all occasions, tastes and budgets are catered for
his cheerful nature and relaxed presentation goes down a treat
Edward has the solution for all kinds of get-togethers, in all seasons
a pleasure to read throughout
aimed at those who like to entertain at home, whatever their level of cooking
'Edward Hayden’s fourth book, and the best so far'
'plenty here to interest newcomers to cooking'
'inspiration for good home cooks wanting to extend their repertoire'
Edward Hayden talks about the publication of his latest book Food for Friends.
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