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Modern Classics Box Set by Donna Hay
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"Classy collection of modern classics"
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The books have gorgeous page layouts that are easy to read at a glance, and are accompanied with beautiful photos. The “Basic”, “How to” and “Short order” sections scattered throughout both books add variety. The last fifteen pages of BOTH books cover kitchen tools, a glossary of “exotic” ingredients, a conversion chart for portion measurements (metric/imperial/US-cups), and a helpful index of all the recipes. These fifteen pages of both books are different from each other i.e. There are no overlaps/repeats between the books (except for the conversion chart of course).

The books are hardcover with dimensions 297×235mm and come in a sturdy box (4mm thick card).

Book 1 has 192 pages (with approx. 450 recipes) covering soup, salads, vegetables, roasts, simmers, pasta, noodles, rice, pies, tarts.

Book 2 has 191 pages (with approx. 300 recipes) covering cookies, biscuits, slices, small cakes, cakes, desserts, hot puddings, pies, tarts.

This collection makes for a great gift – I bought this for my sister's birthday and she loves it!

You can't go wrong with Donna Hay!


The Modern classics boxed sets packages two bestsellers in a stylish embossed slipcase. The books include Donna Hay Modern Classics Book One and Donna Hay Modern Classics Book two, both with lots of beautiful colour photos plus tools, glossary, conversion chart and index.

Modern Classics Book 1 - If you love to cook or want to learn how, best-selling author Donna Hay's modern classics book 1 is destined to become the most indispensable cookbook you've ever owned. The focus is on classic savoury dishes cooked with a modern edge, with definitive recipes for everything from soups and salads, roasts and pies to pasta, noodles and rice. Readers can learn how to master a roast, make the ultimate meat pie, and whisk up the perfect salad dressing.

Mmodern classics book 1 also features cooking tips and tricks, short cuts and essential cooking tools, all superbly photographed and designed in the simple, beautiful style for which Donna Hay is known.

Modern Classics Book 2 - this book features the pies, tarts, cakes, puddings and slices of our childhood, as well as the tiramisu and creme brulee of today. It brings our old favourites very much into the 21st century, inspiring the cooks of today and making Donna Hay a name known around the globe.

In each chapter, Donna Hay gives you step-by-step basics, as well as some simple but wonderful recipes to use every day, all accompanied by sumptuous photographs.

No kitchen will be complete without Donna Hay's fantastic modern take on the food everyone would love to cook if only they knew how.
Release date NZ
February 29th, 2004
Country of Publication
HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
All-time sales rank
Top 5000
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