Make It Easy Cookbook is a collection of delicious, easy recipes that can be prepared in advance, making cooking for friends a stress-free and fun experience. Ranging from simple starters to quick suppers to more elaborate meals, all the recipes are contemporary, seasonal and fresh. Ingredients are kept to a minimum and are easily sourced.The lot of the home cook is a world away from that of the professional chef - planner, shopper, table layer, cook, washer-up and of course, host when entertaining. Home cooks need to keep it simple and get ahead as much as possible. Getting ahead means spreading the load, less stress, more time to enjoy friends and family and less washing up at the end. There are tips, shortcuts and a host of original ideas along the way.All the recipes are very easy to follow and only require a basic knowledge of cookery. Make it Easy Cookbook is packed with inspirational recipes all of which have been tested to within an inch of their lives and are explained in a lively and informative way!
Jane Lovett is an experienced cook who runs cookery demonstrations from her home and around the country. She writes a regular food column for a regional newspaper and a monthly magazine and contributes to other publications. Having trained at the Cordon Bleu in London, she has worked at Leith's Good Food and taught at Leith's School of Food & Wine. As a food stylist she has developed recipes and prepared food for many cookery books and magazines, and run her own successful London catering business. She lives with her husband John and has three children. She loves rural life and as a keen gardener, enjoys growing and cooking her own fruit and vegetables. Her website is www.janelovett.com.