Entertaining with Dani Valent

95 Recipes

Entertain with ease thanks to award-winning food writer Dani Valent! Be inspired by her themed menus for any occasion, from brunch to barbecues to impressive “cheffy” dinner parties.

Tiraccino

Tiraccino

4.4

1h 5min

Wholemeal crumpets

Wholemeal crumpets

4.4

1h 40min

Green fig and lime marmalade

Green fig and lime marmalade

4.5

1h 10min

Bloody Maria

Bloody Maria

5.0

2h 45min

Rhubarb and blackberry breakfast tart

Rhubarb and blackberry breakfast tart

5.0

2h 20min

Kale, chia, pear and orange smoothie

Kale, chia, pear and orange smoothie

4.8

25min

Bacon and cinnamon scrolls with salted maple glaze

Bacon and cinnamon scrolls with salted maple glaze

4.7

1h 5min

Spiced carrot porridge

Spiced carrot porridge

4.5

25min

Smoked salmon muffins with steamed eggs and herbed relish

Smoked salmon muffins with steamed eggs and herbed relish

4.8

1h

Chorizo and prawns a la Sidra

Chorizo and prawns a la Sidra

4.9

25min

Peas and jamon

Peas and jamon

4.7

40min

Sunny gazpacho

Sunny gazpacho

4.6

25min

Steamed orange puddings with almond milk ice cream

Steamed orange puddings with almond milk ice cream

4.5

29h 30min

Tuna empanadas

Tuna empanadas

4.2

2h

Herb-salted chicken and chickpea casserole

Herb-salted chicken and chickpea casserole

4.3

1h 10min

Chinese greens with XO sauce

Chinese greens with XO sauce

5.0

1h 50min

Master stock chicken

Master stock chicken

4.8

1h 30min

Fortune cookies

Fortune cookies

4.0

2h 5min

Sichuan pepper and chilli salt squid

Sichuan pepper and chilli salt squid

4.3

30min

Prawn wontons

Prawn wontons

3.1

2h

Char siu bao pork buns

Char siu bao pork buns

4.0

6h 35min

Steamed snapper, black beans and rice

Steamed snapper, black beans and rice

5.0

1h 10min

Lamb Kibbeh

Lamb Kibbeh

4.5

1h 30min

Spiced nut clusters

Spiced nut clusters

4.7

35min

Rhubarb and vanilla rhumba

Rhubarb and vanilla rhumba

2.5

25min

Pear mulled wine

Pear mulled wine

5.0

30min

Cherry margarita

Cherry margarita

4.1

25min

Black & white chocolate tartufo

Black & white chocolate tartufo

4.0

13h 55min

Sweet potato blini with cumin & sesame crème fraîche

Sweet potato blini with cumin & sesame crème fraîche

3.6

1h

Romesco dip

Romesco dip

4.5

10min

Mushroom cappuccino

Mushroom cappuccino

4.9

25min

Rice crackers

Rice crackers

4.3

55min

Mimosa float

Mimosa float

5.0

6h 10min

Steamed asparagus with caper crumbs

Steamed asparagus with caper crumbs

4.8

30min

Apple, pear and bay leaf cake

Apple, pear and bay leaf cake

4.6

1h 15min

Pea and lettuce soup with scallops

Pea and lettuce soup with scallops

4.7

45min

Champagne poached chicken terrine

Champagne poached chicken terrine

5.0

1h 30min

Ruby kingfish with citrus yoghurt dressing

Ruby kingfish with citrus yoghurt dressing

4.3

2h 30min

Spinach salad with crunchy quinoa and green goddess dressing

Spinach salad with crunchy quinoa and green goddess dressing

5.0

2h 50min

Pumpkin and blue cheese arancini with smoky yoghurt dressing

Pumpkin and blue cheese arancini with smoky yoghurt dressing

3.1

1h

Mandarin crème brûlée

Mandarin crème brûlée

4.0

4h 15min

Almond thins

Almond thins

3.7

25min

Shichimi togarashi oysters

Shichimi togarashi oysters

3.7

1h 10min

Peanut butter parfait, chocolate bark and raspberries

Peanut butter parfait, chocolate bark and raspberries

4.4

8h 30min

Inside-out chicken parmigiana

Inside-out chicken parmigiana

4.6

1h 30min

Sweet potato and grain salad

Sweet potato and grain salad

4.5

1h 30min

Pilaf with fragrant tarka

Pilaf with fragrant tarka

5.0

1h 20min

Shrikhand (flavoured hung yoghurt)

Shrikhand (flavoured hung yoghurt)

5.0

12h 15min

Goan fish and tamarind curry with coconut rice

Goan fish and tamarind curry with coconut rice

3.9

1h 15min

Apple and cucumber relish

Apple and cucumber relish

4.5

10min

Kashmiri garlic naan

Kashmiri garlic naan

4.6

1h 50min

Tandoori chicken

Tandoori chicken

4.6

1h 35min

Pappadums with mint and coriander chutney

Pappadums with mint and coriander chutney

3.3

50min

Palak paneer

Palak paneer

4.2

1h 15min

Pineapple rum cocktail

Pineapple rum cocktail

3.8

6h 45min

Potted baby vegetables

Potted baby vegetables

5.0

6h 15min

Confit salmon, Parmesan gnocchi with cauliflower cream

Confit salmon, Parmesan gnocchi with cauliflower cream

4.8

7h 10min

Chocolate volcanos

Chocolate volcanos

4.8

55min

Mango truffles, strawberry spheres and white chocolate crumble

Mango truffles, strawberry spheres and white chocolate crumble

4.0

11h 30min

Cheese puffs with honeyed goat's cheese

Cheese puffs with honeyed goat's cheese

5.0

2h 30min

Churros

Churros

4.2

40min

Chilorio shredded pork with lime-pickled onions

Chilorio shredded pork with lime-pickled onions

4.0

2h 15min

Gin and cucumber cooler

Gin and cucumber cooler

4.6

10min

Red rice

Red rice

4.4

55min

Flour tortillas

Flour tortillas

4.8

1h 10min

Steamed corn with chipotle mayonnaise and coriander salsa

Steamed corn with chipotle mayonnaise and coriander salsa

4.5

45min

Guacamole with mango

Guacamole with mango

4.3

10min

Family beans

Family beans

4.6

25min

Smoky chicken thighs

Smoky chicken thighs

3.7

2h 10min

Spiced apple liqueur

Spiced apple liqueur

4.3

168h 10min

Hearts entwined loaf

Hearts entwined loaf

3.9

1h 55min

Parmesan-crusted lamb cutlets, creamed spinach and smashed spuds

Parmesan-crusted lamb cutlets, creamed spinach and smashed spuds

4.1

1h 15min

Chocolate love cake with Turkish delight jelly

Chocolate love cake with Turkish delight jelly

4.6

4h 55min

Prawns, wasabi panna cotta and yuzu sauce

Prawns, wasabi panna cotta and yuzu sauce

4.2

3h 10min

Spicy peach and mango chutney

Spicy peach and mango chutney

4.6

45min

Pavlova towers

Pavlova towers

4.2

4h 30min

Celebration saffron and sage bread with ginger butter

Celebration saffron and sage bread with ginger butter

5.0

3h

Zesty avocado with crab

Zesty avocado with crab

4.2

10min

Turkey buffe and herby quinoa stuffing

Turkey buffe and herby quinoa stuffing

5.0

6h 20min

Blackberry vinegar chocolate truffles

Blackberry vinegar chocolate truffles

5.0

17h

Prawn salad with horseradish cream

Prawn salad with horseradish cream

5.0

1h

Asparagus tart with sour cream pastry

Asparagus tart with sour cream pastry

4.7

2h

Baba ghanoush

Baba ghanoush

4.2

1h

Yoghurt soup cups

Yoghurt soup cups

4.3

1h 10min

Roasted carrot dip

Roasted carrot dip

2.5

1h

Zhoug

Zhoug

5.0

10min

Cevapcici

Cevapcici

4.4

50min

Vadouvan spiced mini rolls

Vadouvan spiced mini rolls

5.0

2h 30min

Grain salad lettuce cups

Grain salad lettuce cups

5.0

1h 55min

Mango, coconut and lychee icy poles

Mango, coconut and lychee icy poles

4.3

7h 45min

Sticky drumettes

Sticky drumettes

4.5

2h 45min

Tomato soup with ham and cheese wands

Tomato soup with ham and cheese wands

4.4

1h 20min

Chocolate ripple cheesecake towers

Chocolate ripple cheesecake towers

4.3

40min

Cobb salad with buttermilk dressing

Cobb salad with buttermilk dressing

4.5

1h

Slow roasted lamb shoulder and fennel with agrodolce dressing

Slow roasted lamb shoulder and fennel with agrodolce dressing

4.7

5h 15min