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Modern Classics  : Book 1 - Donna Hay

Paperback with Flaps on Inside & Back Covers

Published: 15th September 2002
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Donna Hay's fresh new book updates the timeless classics and establishes some modern ones.

If you love to cook or want to learn how, best-selling author Donna Hay's Modern Classics is destined to become the most indispensable cookbook you've ever owned.

The focus is on classic savoury dishes cooked with a modern edge, with definitive recipes for everything from soups and salads, roasts and pies to pasta, noodles and rice.

Modern Classics also features cooking tips and tricks, short cuts and essential cooking tools, all superbly photographed and designed in the simple, beautiful style for which Donna Hay is known.

About the Author

Donna Hay is one of the best-known names in cookbook and magazine publishing in the world. Her previous books have sold more than 2.2 million copies internationally and are renowned for their fresh style, easy-to-follow recipes and inspirational photography.



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      Comments about Modern Classics:

      A well presented book. I purchased as a gift but have a copy of my own.


      This cook book never leaves my side


      from Byron Bay

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      • Easy To Understand
      • Great Ideas
      • Great Recipes
      • Quality Photos


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        Comments about Modern Classics:

        This is the best cook book I have ever owned (same goes with the dessert one)!
        Easy to understand & cook. I always cook from this 90% of the dishes are perfect! Great for non cookers also! Perfect gift.

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        Donna Hay

        At the age of eight, Donna Hay skipped into a kitchen, picked up a mixing bowl and never looked back.

        Donna Hay is Australia's leading food editor and best-selling cookbook author. Her food, recipes and styling focuses on basic ingredients, simply prepared and beautifully photographed â?? hallmarks of her work which have set the benchmark for food publishing worldwide and inspired a whole new generation of cooks.

        Donna's career as a food writer and stylist began when she was 19. She was appointed food editor of marie claire when she was 25 and soon became food editor of marie claire lifestyle, too

        She is the editor of donna hay magazine, a highly acclaimed, top-selling bi-monthly food magazine with tremendous local success and far-reaching international appeal. Each issue of the magazine has over 384,000 Australian readers*, has subscribers in 82 countries around the world and is the top-selling international food magazine in American bookstores Barnes & Noble and Borders.

        Donna also has a popular weekly food column in the Sunday editions of News Limited newspapers around Australia and The New Zealand Herald, reaching over seven million people each week. She is also a regular contributor to UKâ??s leading lifestyle magazine, Living etc.

        Her simple and style-driven approach is reflected in her 18 award-winning cookbooks. She has sold more than 4 million copies worldwide and her books have been translated into nine languages.

        Donna was named one of the â??Magnificent Sevenâ?? cookbook authors by the international Gourmand Awards in January 2007.

        Donnaâ??s successful homewares range is currently exclusive to David Jones in Australia. She is also in development with Royal Doulton for a stylish new range which will launch worldwide in 2011.

        The donna hay food range has just launched in Australia with cookies, brownies and cupcake baking kits full of all natural ingredients. As good as home baked. The range includes a line of pretty baking accessories â?? sugar pearls and buttons to elegantly decorate cupcakes plus stylish quality cupcake papers for a professional-looking touch. In true Donna Hay fashion it's special made simple.

        In early 2009, Donna opened her first concept store in Sydneyâ??s Woollahra. The donna hay general store is full of Donnaâ??s products plus beautiful homewares and special gift ideas carefully chosen from around the world.

        Donna Hay is an Australian success story. She lives in Sydney with her husband, Bill, and children Angus and Tom.

        Source Roy Morgan July 2008â??June 2009

        Visit Donna Hay's Booktopia Author Page

        ISBN: 9780732271084
        ISBN-10: 0732271088
        Audience: General
        Format: Paperback with Flaps on Inside & Back Covers
        Language: English
        Number Of Pages: 192
        Published: 15th September 2002
        Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
        Country of Publication: AU
        Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 29.6  x 1.8
        Weight (kg): 1.124
        Edition Number: 1