Entertain on a grand scale, even on the most modest of budgets, with this handy guide to shopping and cooking in minimum time with maximum imagination. Do you have three fail-safe recipes that visitors are fed every time they come to dinner? Do you hanker for a 'Friends'-type lifestyle but feel you can't relax when you're the one doing the cooking? Would you like to make sure your party food is more nutritious than three bowls of crisps and dips? Cool Sharing is the ultimate solution to instant entertaining. Taking the stress out of get-togethers, it provides a guide to shopping and a range of delicious recipes to ensure you're never stuck for ideas. Even the most basic ingredients can be transformed into impressive dishes; the key is to let your shopping be your guide and ensure you have the right store cupboard staples. Perfect for after-work dinners and last-minute lunches, this book will ensure that you're the toast of your friends and that they're not left eating toast!
Table of Contents
Shopping to Share; In the fridge; In the cupboards; Vegetables; Chicken; Pork, Beef, lamb; Fish & Seafood; Eggs and Dairy.
Louise Pickford is a food writer, home economist and food stylist. A contributor to numerous magazines, she has also written a number of ookery books, including Tapas (Hamlyn), 30-Minute Entertaining (Hamlyn), Al Fresco (Ryland Peters & Small), Brunch (RPS) and Fast & Fresh: Quick Recipes for Busy Lives (RPS).