Set a Table

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This is a sumptuous cookbook to encourage and instruct home entertainers on gathering family and friends around the table for a truly memorable dinner. Karen effortlessly guides the reader through a colourful range of magnificent but easy-to-follow recipes. With stunning photography from Claire Gunn, the recipes will inspire you to create a timeless and beautiful experience for all gathered around the table.
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Following the success of her previous cookbooks, A Week in The Kitchen and Another Week in The Kitchen, renowned restaurant owner and My Kitchen Rules SA judge Karen Dudley invites us into her world in her wonderful new book, Set a Table.

This is a sumptuous cookbook to encourage and instruct home entertainers on gathering family and friends around the table for a truly memorable dinner. Karen effortlessly guides the reader through a colourful range of magnificent but easy-to-follow recipes. With stunning photography from Claire Gunn, the recipes will inspire you to create a timeless and beautiful experience for all gathered around the table.

The recipes in this book are carefully selected to showcase exceptional flavour, but are easily achievable at home. Many of the recipes are well-loved signature dishes from Karen’s restaurant, The Dining Room, that have been developed for home cooks to share with guests. You will find that all the recipes in this book are extremely versatile. Many of the vegetable dishes can be served as main courses, accompaniments or even as canapés or ‘small plates’.

‘As the host, some honour is accorded to you. It is acknowledged that you have gone to some trouble and thought to orchestrate an occasion. This is why, when you begin (or revive) entertaining in your home, you understand that it is something of a rite of passage. For young entertainers it’s quite a grown-up business, and for more seasoned entertainers, there is the realisation that you are expanding and embracing your social circle. There is an old-fashioned sense of service in keeping relationships and the social fabric strong.’



ABOUT THE AUTHOR 
Karen Dudley has lived and honed her culinary skills in Washington DC and in London, but now lives in Woodstock, Cape Town, down the road from The Kitchen, with her husband and two children. Karen’s previous books, A Week in The Kitchen and Another Week in The Kitchen have collectively sold over 30 000 copies.

 

ISBN 978-1-4314-2757-4 
GENRE Cookery   
FORMAT Hardcover 
SIZE 255x135mm
EXTENT 224pp 
PRICE R380
RIGHTS World Rights 
RELEASE November 2018