Donna Hay is swiftly becoming the source American cooks go to when they ask themselves, "What should we have for dinner tonight?" She has garnered a passionate global following for her fresh and modern approach to food -- bringing out clean, sparkling flavors with simple techniques and streamlined instructions. In The Instant Cook, she offers more than a compendium of flexible recipes; it is an elegantly simple philosophy of cooking, and of eating.
Donna Hay pulls together flavor combinations and cooking skills from the Mediterranean and the Pacific Rim - two of the most luscious and quick-cooking cuisines on the planet - to create delicious meals with a handful of ingredients in a few minutes. She gives home cooks the confidence to cook with instinct and with style.
Exquisite full color photographs on every page illustrate Donnas signature look -- chic yet never fussy. It reminds you that cooking is a pleasure. Pour a glass of wine and catch up with family as you cook; shop without waste or confusion; host a weeknight dinner party with little planning and less effort. The Instant Cook is destined to be the cookbook that is never put back on the shelf.
About the Author
At the age of eight, Donna Hay skipped into a kitchen, picked up a mixing bowl and never looked back. Donna Hay is Australia's leading food editor and bestselling cookbook author. Her food, recipes and styling focus on basic ingredients that are simly prepared and beautifully photographed hallmarks of her work which have set the benchmark for food publishing worldwide and inspired a whole new generation of cooks. Donna's career as a food writer and sylist began when she was 19. She was appointed food editor of marie claire when she was 25 and soon became food editor of "marie claire lifestyle", too. In 2001 she launched "donna hay magazine", a highly acclaimed, top-selling bi-monthly food magazine with tremendous local succes and far-reaching international appeal. With Donna as editor-in-chief, the magazine has more than 730,000 Australian readers each issue and has subscribers in 82 countries.