The best dinner parties are about good food in a relaxed atmosphere. With the right choice of dishes and some pre-planning you can be relaxed when your guests arrive, with the smell of amazing flavours filling your home. We have carefully selected these recipes to impress your friends and make the cooking experience as enjoyable as possible.
Entrée: Individual mushroom and eggplant pies
You can easily scale this recipe up or down depending on the number of guests.Get the recipe here...
Main: Belly cut shoulder of pork with roasted vegetables
A roast is a classic and always impressive choice for the main event. Get the recipe..
Sides: Extra delicious
If serving a large crowd or simply looking to impress, these sensational sides will be a wonderful accompaniment to your main meal.
Pear, prosciutto and pine nut salad
Quick and easy to make, get the recipe..
Polenta chips with aioli
A slightly more sophisticated take on hot chips, try this polenta version for a satisfying side dish. Get the recipe..
Olive flat bread
Best eaten the day it is made. Use good quality olives for a superior taste.Get the recipe..
Dessert: Saffron-poached tamarillos with vanilla bean custard
These poached tamarillosare a visual knock-out and you can poach them ahead of time and then reheat them on the stove a little while before serving. Get the recipe..