These occasions include Mother's Day, Easter, Father's Day, Christmas/Boxing Day/New Year, anniversaries and more. There are plenty of delicious dishes, tips and hints so that you can create the perfect dinner for you and your friends and family.
Do you want to dazzle in the kitchen with a dinner party your friends will never forget? Or perhaps you'd like to impress your partner with a perfect Valentine's Day meal for two. Or maybe you've watched a "Come Dine With Me" special, been struck by festive inspiration and you're keen to cook up a Christmas feast for the whole family. Whatever the occasion, if you want to be crowned the king or queen of entertaining, this is the book for you. Packed full of over a hundred recipes from the show, covering everything from light, summery suppers (such as pea veloute followed by monkfish with a Mediterranean salsa and white chocolate and coconut terrine) to hearty, warming comfort food for a cold winter's day (such as French onion soup followed by fillet of beef with roasted shallots and praline liqueur cheesecake), there are delicious dishes here for every celebration. With top entertaining tips and handy hints to help you to create fresh, seasonal delights, plus a guide to organizing your very own "Come Dine With Me" competition, this official companion takes the quest for the perfect dinner party to another level. So read on, re-live your favourite moments from the show and learn how to create some masterpieces of your very own.