Actually, you can entertain! I love taking the stress out of entertaining at home by giving you great recipes, planning tips and party strategies to ensure having people over is fun and achievable. I’ve even dedicated a whole book to the topic! Entertaining with Dani Valent includes 13 menus themed by cuisine and occasion: cook a whole chapter, mix and match, just get stuck in! Buy it now.
And be sure you check out my chapter hubs below for styling tips, music playlists, ingredient backgrounders and extra recipes. My In the Mix cookbooks are also packed with great dinner party recipes – see more about all my books here.
I’ve written a handy primer on throwing a stress-free gathering – my checklist below has the basic lowdown. Doesn’t sound too hard, does it?