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The Little Library Parties
The Little Library Parties by Kate Young

50 party recipes to suit every occasion, from award-winning food writer Kate Young.

It's time to spend time with those we love most. It's time to party. In The Little Library Parties, Kate Young draws on all of her experience catering for weddings and events, and her love of cooking for friends, to provide 50 sensational new recipes for entertaining. From dinner party feasts and canapes for a crowd, to barbeques, tea parties, house parties and that all important morning-after tonic, Kate provides delicious and joyful recipes – as always, inspired by her favourite literature – to ensure your get-together tastes delicious.

With beautiful photographs throughout and in a gorgeous, giftable format, this is the perfect book to help you kick off the party season.

'Transportative... [The] recipes are enhancing and useful' Caroline Eden, TLS on The Little Library Christmas

Head of Zeus, an Apollo book * Cookery
13 Oct 2022 * 208pp * £10 * 9781803281223
'The recipes are just as good as the book recommendations. A great present for the literature-loving and the greedy'
Daily Telegraph
'With gorgeous photography and comforting contemplations, this is the present for the party season, and a lovely gift for anyone who loves books, food or both!'
Woman & Home
'I'm a keen follower of Kate's and adored her Christmas book. I love that not only do you get great recipes, but also the snippets from literature that inspire them'
'Kate Young's Little Library books are a merry mix of advice and recipes – the perfect present for that foodie friend who loves to pore through cookbooks at bedtime'
Good Housekeeping

'The dishes – ginger beer ham on brioche buns; pear, chocolate and sherry cake – are delightful... This is what I'll be giving to friends who love to cook, love books and love Christmas' Diana Henry, on The Little Library Christmas.

'A work of rare joy, and one as wholly irresistible as the food it so delightfully describes... It is a glorious work that nourishes the mind and spirit as much as the body, and I could not love it more' Sarah Perry, on The Little Library Cookbook.

'A wonderful, brilliant book. Instantly comforting, effortlessly beautiful and suffused with the generosity that's at the heart of any good meal' Ruby Tandoh, on The Little Library Year.

'Combines two of my most favourite things – interesting and flavour-packed recipes, and reading lists. The best present a food-obsessed bookworm could ask for' Olia Hercules, on The Little Library Year.

'A cookbook and culinary almanac that celebrates the books and characters conjured by each season and its food. Leafing through a cookery book has never been so satisfying. Perfect'
 Nina Stibbe, on The Little Library Year
Kate Young
Kate Young
Kate Young is an award-winning food writer, cook and bookworm. Her Little Library cookbooks (The Little Library Cookbook, The Little Library Year, and The Little Library Christmas) feature food inspired by famous and beloved and occasionally obscure works of literature. When not writing, Kate caters weddings and private events, and works behind the counter in her local bookshop. She is based in the English countryside.
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Pixie's Plates
The Little Library Christmas
The Contented Vegan
The Little Library Parties