Vivacious chef to the stars Lulu Powers has catered for everyone from Will Smith to Madonna, but what her clients love most is her irrepressible spirit and ability to create fun, unpretentious gatherings that feature amazing food.
In Lulu Powers: Food to Flowers, she dishes out her secrets to fun and stress-free entertaining. For every party, she provides a scrumptious menu and lays out in detail everything necessary for creating an unforgettable gathering, from a signature cocktail to the perfect music. From a holiday brunch to a tea party, from a Fourth of July celebration to a winter picnic, here are dozens of inspiring ways to gather with friends and loved ones and enjoy delicious, beautifully presented food, including such crowd-pleasers as Smoked Gouda and Onion Quesadillas, Herb-Marinated Lamb Chops, Dates with Prosciutto and Blue Cheese, and Lulu’s Cinnamon Rolls.
Lulu stresses that entertaining should be easy. While the recipes feature fresh food, they use time-saving tips and incorporate store-bought ingredients. Lulu brings her inimitable style to every event, breaking it down into simple elements, with all the shortcuts and tricks to ease even the novice host. In addition, she shows readers where to shop, what to buy, and how to throw a fabulous--and stress-free—bash for any occasion.