Whether you come in exhausted at 6pm from the office, or you've just got the kids off to sleep and you've guests or family to feed by 8pm, you need all the help you can get! Expectations are higher now, so with well over 100 recipes and a range of set menus in this title, you've got enough help to see you through any occasion. Fiona lets you into her brilliant imagination and tried-and-tested culinary secrets. She lets you tap into her organisational skills and gives you the basis for the most stunning and successful special-occasion cooking for family and friends.
After visiting France with the intention of staying for just one winter season, Fiona and her husband just kept coming back for more! Fiona started out running a chalet as a chalet hostess and became more involved professionally with the business until she became director of the company. Her company offers holidays in 40 chalets spread over four ski resorts and Fiona is responsible for training all chalet hosts in the business of cooking and caring for guests. Her book Cooking for Friends include many of the recipes that she used as a hostess when quality and time were at a premium.