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 5 min

Wholemeal crumpets

Wholemeal crumpets

4.4

1h 40 min

Green fig and lime marmalade

Green fig and lime marmalade

4.3

1h 10 min

Bloody Maria

Bloody Maria

5.0

2h 45 min

Rhubarb and blackberry breakfast tart

Rhubarb and blackberry breakfast tart

5.0

2h 20 min

Kale, chia, pear and orange smoothie

Kale, chia, pear and orange smoothie

4.8

25 min

Bacon and cinnamon scrolls with salted maple glaze

Bacon and cinnamon scrolls with salted maple glaze

4.7

1h 5 min

Spiced carrot porridge

Spiced carrot porridge

4.5

25 min

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

25 min

Peas and jamon

Peas and jamon

4.7

40 min

Sunny gazpacho

Sunny gazpacho

4.4

25 min

Steamed orange puddings with almond milk ice cream

Steamed orange puddings with almond milk ice cream

4.5

29h 30 min

Tuna empanadas

Tuna empanadas

4.3

2h

Herb-salted chicken and chickpea casserole

Herb-salted chicken and chickpea casserole

4.3

1h 10 min

Chinese greens with XO sauce

Chinese greens with XO sauce

4.6

1h 50 min

Master stock chicken

Master stock chicken

4.4

1h 30 min

Fortune cookies

Fortune cookies

4.0

2h 5 min

Sichuan pepper and chilli salt squid

Sichuan pepper and chilli salt squid

4.4

30 min

Prawn wontons

Prawn wontons

3.1

2h

Char siu bao pork buns

Char siu bao pork buns

4.0

6h 35 min

Steamed snapper, black beans and rice

Steamed snapper, black beans and rice

5.0

1h 10 min

Lamb Kibbeh

Lamb Kibbeh

4.3

1h 30 min

Spiced nut clusters

Spiced nut clusters

4.7

35 min

Rhubarb and vanilla rhumba

Rhubarb and vanilla rhumba

2.5

25 min

Pear mulled wine

Pear mulled wine

5.0

30 min

Cherry margarita

Cherry margarita

4.1

25 min

Black & white chocolate tartufo

Black & white chocolate tartufo

4.0

13h 55 min

Sweet potato blini with cumin & sesame crème fraîche

Sweet potato blini with cumin & sesame crème fraîche

3.5

1h

Romesco dip

Romesco dip

4.6

10 min

Mushroom cappuccino

Mushroom cappuccino

4.9

25 min

Rice crackers

Rice crackers

4.3

55 min

Mimosa float

Mimosa float

4.6

6h 10 min

Steamed asparagus with caper crumbs

Steamed asparagus with caper crumbs

4.8

30 min

Apple, pear and bay leaf cake

Apple, pear and bay leaf cake

4.4

1h 15 min

Pea and lettuce soup with scallops

Pea and lettuce soup with scallops

4.8

45 min

Champagne poached chicken terrine

Champagne poached chicken terrine

5.0

1h 30 min

Ruby kingfish with citrus yoghurt dressing

Ruby kingfish with citrus yoghurt dressing

4.4

2h 30 min

Spinach salad with crunchy quinoa and green goddess dressing

Spinach salad with crunchy quinoa and green goddess dressing

5.0

2h 50 min

Pumpkin and blue cheese arancini with smoky yoghurt dressing

Pumpkin and blue cheese arancini with smoky yoghurt dressing

3.3

1h

Mandarin crème brûlée

Mandarin crème brûlée

4.0

4h 15 min

Almond thins

Almond thins

3.7

25 min

Shichimi togarashi oysters

Shichimi togarashi oysters

3.7

1h 10 min

Peanut butter parfait, chocolate bark and raspberries

Peanut butter parfait, chocolate bark and raspberries

4.4

8h 30 min

Inside-out chicken parmigiana

Inside-out chicken parmigiana

4.6

1h 30 min

Sweet potato and grain salad

Sweet potato and grain salad

4.4

1h 30 min

Pilaf with fragrant tarka

Pilaf with fragrant tarka

5.0

1h 20 min

Shrikhand (flavoured hung yoghurt)

Shrikhand (flavoured hung yoghurt)

5.0

12h 15 min

Goan fish and tamarind curry with coconut rice

Goan fish and tamarind curry with coconut rice

3.8

1h 15 min

Apple and cucumber relish

Apple and cucumber relish

3.8

10 min

Kashmiri garlic naan

Kashmiri garlic naan

4.6

1h 50 min

Tandoori chicken

Tandoori chicken

4.6

1h 35 min

Pappadums with mint and coriander chutney

Pappadums with mint and coriander chutney

3.3

50 min

Palak paneer

Palak paneer

4.3

1h 15 min

Pineapple rum cocktail

Pineapple rum cocktail

3.8

6h 45 min

Potted baby vegetables

Potted baby vegetables

5.0

6h 15 min

Confit salmon, Parmesan gnocchi with cauliflower cream

Confit salmon, Parmesan gnocchi with cauliflower cream

4.8

7h 10 min

Chocolate volcanos

Chocolate volcanos

4.8

55 min

Mango truffles, strawberry spheres and white chocolate crumble

Mango truffles, strawberry spheres and white chocolate crumble

4.0

11h 30 min

Cheese puffs with honeyed goat's cheese

Cheese puffs with honeyed goat's cheese

5.0

2h 30 min

Churros

Churros

4.1

40 min

Chilorio shredded pork with lime-pickled onions

Chilorio shredded pork with lime-pickled onions

4.0

2h 15 min

Gin and cucumber cooler

Gin and cucumber cooler

4.6

10 min

Red rice

Red rice

4.4

55 min

Flour tortillas

Flour tortillas

4.8

1h 10 min

Steamed corn with chipotle mayonnaise and coriander salsa

Steamed corn with chipotle mayonnaise and coriander salsa

4.5

45 min

Guacamole with mango

Guacamole with mango

4.3

10 min

Family beans

Family beans

4.6

25 min

Smoky chicken thighs

Smoky chicken thighs

3.7

2h 10 min

Spiced apple liqueur

Spiced apple liqueur

4.4

168h 10 min

Hearts entwined loaf

Hearts entwined loaf

3.9

1h 55 min

Parmesan-crusted lamb cutlets, creamed spinach and smashed spuds

Parmesan-crusted lamb cutlets, creamed spinach and smashed spuds

4.1

1h 15 min

Chocolate love cake with Turkish delight jelly

Chocolate love cake with Turkish delight jelly

4.6

4h 55 min

Prawns, wasabi panna cotta and yuzu sauce

Prawns, wasabi panna cotta and yuzu sauce

4.2

3h 10 min

Spicy peach and mango chutney

Spicy peach and mango chutney

4.6

45 min

Pavlova towers

Pavlova towers

4.2

4h 30 min

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

10 min

Turkey buffe and herby quinoa stuffing

Turkey buffe and herby quinoa stuffing

5.0

6h 20 min

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

4.1

1h

Yoghurt soup cups

Yoghurt soup cups

4.3

1h 10 min

Roasted carrot dip

Roasted carrot dip

2.5

1h

Zhoug

Zhoug

5.0

10 min

Cevapcici

Cevapcici

4.5

50 min

Vadouvan spiced mini rolls

Vadouvan spiced mini rolls

5.0

2h 30 min

Grain salad lettuce cups

Grain salad lettuce cups

5.0

1h 55 min

Mango, coconut and lychee icy poles

Mango, coconut and lychee icy poles

4.4

7h 45 min

Sticky drumettes

Sticky drumettes

4.6

2h 45 min

Tomato soup with ham and cheese wands

Tomato soup with ham and cheese wands

4.4

1h 20 min

Chocolate ripple cheesecake towers

Chocolate ripple cheesecake towers

4.3

40 min

Cobb salad with buttermilk dressing

Cobb salad with buttermilk dressing

4.6

1h

Slow roasted lamb shoulder and fennel with agrodolce dressing

Slow roasted lamb shoulder and fennel with agrodolce dressing

4.7

5h 15 min