Fran Warde's informal approach to cooking and her easy-to-follow recipes make this a must-have cookbook for everyone who loves to share good food with friends and family. Her book is arranged by theme, each with its own distinctive style and delicious menu to match, including Dinner in Advance, Everyday Entertaining, Effortless Entertaining, Parties and Celebrations, Drinks and Fingerfood, and Party Buffet. With something to please for every budget, season, and occasion, and beautifully photographed by Debi Treloar, this is the perfect gift for anyone who loves to entertain.
Fran Warde has worked all over the globe. Raised in the rural West Country as an enthusiastic cook, she studied hotel and catering management and, after working at The Café Royale in London, headed first to the French mountains and then to Australia. Fran returned to England and set up a restaurant in London, later moving into catering. She has also set up her own successful cookery school and became associated with French country cooking when she co-authored the internationally best-selling The French Kitchen with Joanna Harris, author of the bestselling novel, Chocolat. The French Market soon followed, to similar success. Her other books include Food for Friends; Eat, Drink, Live; and Party! She has written for numerous publications, including The Saturday Times Magazine, BBC Good Food and Waitrose Food Illustrated and Red magazine.