Home Made Christmas
Yvette van Boven
For years, Yvette van Boven has been writing Christmas recipes for newspapers and magazines. As someone who loves the holidays, she's never short of ideas for celebrations and finally decided that now is the perfect time to publish them in a cookbook: Home Made Christmas. The holidays can be overwhelming, but Yvette shows you how to make them easier with her "make ahead" recipes, giving you time to enjoy your company when they arrive. Home Made Christmas includes more than 100 recipes for the holidays (organized by Prepare Ahead and To Finish It Off) that are all easy to make and delicious. With her step-by-step recipes, you'll know exactly what to do and when. Yvette even provides menu ideas to make all your planning easier. Whether you're celebrating your first Christmas with the love of your life or cooking for your entire family, this cookbook makes sure you're fully prepared to entertain your holiday guests with a delicious, satisfying meal. "Popular Dutch food writer and broadcaster with more than 100 recipes for the festive season (organised by Prepare Ahead and To Finish It Off), along with menu ideas and stress-relieving tips", The Bookseller "Her step-by-step recipes will take you right through the winter holidays with satisfying breakfasts, snacks, soups, small plates, mains, side dishes, desserts and cocktails. The book also has a handy to-do list for hosting a large dinner party with tips and timings all worked out. Festive recipes include Christmas porchetta (roast pork), guinea fowl with prosecco and green grape sauce, a vegetable spiral tart with avocado-curry cream, and a pavlova trifle with poached pears. There's also a feast of vegetarian recipes.", The Sunday Times - Ireland "Filled with inspiration that will draw all levels of cooks into the kitchen.", Eat Your Books
Yvette van Boven is the author of the critically acclaimed Home Made, Home Made Winter, Home Made Summer, and Home Baked. She is a freelance recipe writer and illustrator and is the host of Holland's popular cooking show Koken Met van Boven. She is also the culinary editor of Holland's largest women's weekly magazine and writes and illustrates a weekly column for Volkskrant magazine.