Author(s): Karen Martini
Sharing a home-cooked meal with family and friends is a source of great joy for talented chef Karen Martini. In this inspiring collection of simple recipes she shows how easy it can be to entertain stress-free. Lantern is proud to publish many of Australia's most celebrated cooks and chefs. Lantern Cookery Classics gathers timeless recipes from these much-loved authors in this new series of indispensable books for your kitchen bookshelf.
Karen Martini began her food career at the age of fifteen at Mietta's in Melbourne. She worked at various restaurants before taking the helm at the Melbourne Wine Room, which proved a resounding success for her. In 2002 she moved to Sydney to take up the position of Executive Chef at Icebergs Dining Room and Bar – a meeting of Melbourne style and Sydney glamour. On her return to Melbourne, Karen and her husband Michael Sapountsis opened mr wolf, a chic pizzeria in St Kilda. Karen was food editor of Sunday Life magazine for six years and is the current food editor of Epicure, the food lift-out from The Age. In addition, Karen is the resident chef on the television show Better Homes and Gardens and a regular judge on My Kitchen Rules. Karen Martini's previous cookbooks are Where the Heart is, Cooking at Home and Feasting.