Food For Friends More Than 75 Easy Recipes from a Brooklyn Kitchen By Linnea Johansson, Translated by Gun Penhoat
We all dream of being the perfect host, reaching new culinary heights in the kitchen, shaking hand-crafted cocktails behind our backs, and running perfectly plated dishes—all while greeting guests with a smile. Let’s face it; you would need a whole staff to make that happen!

Thankfully, Johannson’s book is full of quick, smartly planned recipes that free you from the kitchen to actually spend time with your guests. Chef Linnea Johansson’s tips for prepping in advance will let you enjoy a glass of wine with your friends instead of stirring sauces all night.

The “Family Style” chapter, for example, feature recipes that allow you to skip the perfectly plated dinners and create dishes you can set on the table to let guests serve themselves. “Fake It” offers tricks for those times you just stepped through the door and guests are due in an hour and “Late Night Bites” hits on even quicker recipes that you can whip up in ten minutes at the end of a dinner party or for an unexpected, late night get-together.

Food For Friends will be your go-to cookbook for those times when you want to cook a great meal for friends and family while also wanting to enjoy their company.
TitleFood For Friends
SubtitleMore Than 75 Easy Recipes from a Brooklyn Kitchen
AuthorBy Linnea Johansson, Translated by Gun Penhoat
PublisherSkyhorse Publishing
ImprintSkyhorse Publishing
Published17 May 2016
Dimensions7.50 x 10.00in.
IllustrationsColor photos throughout.

About the author

Linnea Johansson is a Swedish-born, New York–based chef who arranges dinner parties for a living and is often tapped by names such as Kim Kardashian, Richard Gere, and Susan Sarandon to do so. In her latest book, Food For Friends, she shares her best recipes, smart short cuts, and lots of personal stories from the helm of her stove in New York’s entertainment world. She is also the author of Perfect Parties and lives in New York City.

"This is one hip cookbook with a New York City vibe. The photography goes beyond beautiful food pictures to include photos of friends sharing food, reinforcing the theme of 'good food, good friends.' The chapters are infused with Johansson’s personality (Warning: Some R-rated language is sprinkled throughout.) The stories of her experiences catering upscale events and interesting tidbits about her background (she is from Sweden) are entertaining, which makes Food for Friends something more than a cookbook." —Examiner

Praise for Perfect Parties:

“Linnea’s book [Perfect Parties] is and incredible guide for those who love to entertain. It’s filled with creative party ideas, straightforward yet, delicious recipes and a wealth of useful tips.” —Bobby Flay

Perfect Parties is a wonderful book. . . Linnea has been inspired by her many famous clients over the years. Now it’s her turn to inspire you. Read this book and get ready to throw a perfect part.” —Marcus Samuelsson

“I have attended lots of events planned by Linnea. Her book is the perfect do-it yourself guide that will bring much needed glamour into your everyday life. Say goodbye to those boring weeknights! Using Linnea’s sumptuous recipes and smart tips, your next glitzy party is only a page turn away.” —Carson Kressley

“Linnea’s book, Perfect Parties, is filled with easy and exciting recipes, not to mention all the party tips you will ever need.” —Laurent Tourondel, BLT Restaurants
ISBNs: 9781634506373 978-1-63450-637-3 Title: food for friends category:CKB ISBNs: 9781634506380 978-1-63450-638-0 Title: food for friends category:CKB 
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