Sydney seems to have become the summer residence of world ‘art de vivre’, and this is in no small part due to the influence of the former food stylist turned queen of lifestyle magazines. Meet the icon and the city-sanctuary that have been integral to…
Donna Hay is naked. Not literally; she is, in fact, dressed in designer pieces from head to toe. But in her estimation she is indeed naked; there is not a whisk nor saucepan in sight and she is feeling rather exposed without them.
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Top-selling cookbook author Donna Hay is full of fresh ideas, among them a new dinnerware range and a world-ﬁrst packet mix
If you missed the show, here’s a little taste from the party that put Sydney, and Australia, in the spotlight…
After years of producing best-selling cookbooks, Donna Hay finally has a television show to call her own. Donna Hay – fast, fresh, simple. is a 13-episode series premiering on The LifeStyle Channel this month.
It’s hard to imagine a kitchen in modern Australia that hasn’t turned out a Donna Hay recipe. Whether you own one of her cookbooks, collect her beautiful magazines or simply tear out her weekly sunday magazine column, ‘doing a Donna’ has now entered our culinary lexicon.
27 February 2011
Most of us know Donna Hay as a cookbook author who revolutionised easy home cooking but for a woman with simple tastes, she has so much more on her plate.
It’s like working in a kindergarten. They scare the bejesus out of the contestants with their cutting comments and “go faster!” shouting, but accordin to food guru Donna Hay, the MasterChef judges are more like silly schoolboys than feared teachers.
Donna Hay was demonstrating a recipe
to a crowd of about 300 people on the shop
floor. Determined not to miss a moment, one
woman – arms laden with shopping – turned
to McInnes and asked if he worked there.
26 june 2008
Never stopping to draw
breath, Donna Hay has a new homewares
store opening soon in Sydney’s Woollahra.
Sourcing from around the world, she will bring
back the best of what she fi nds and style it
beautifully for the shop.
Our food guru Donna Hay shows how to finish New year’s dinner with sparkling desserts to end the evening with a bang.
Easter is one of my favourite times of the year, mainly because it’s so rich in traditions with wonderful things such as coloured eggs, hot cross buns and heaps of chocolate. I love sharing these with my family, especially when they’re homemade.
Arguably Australia’s best-known food writer
and stylist, you’ll find Donna Hay in magazines,
cookbooks, homewares and online. She is about
to launch her own Donna Hay general store in
31 october 2008
The Donna Hay shop
opens next February in Sydney’s glamorous Woollahra, in a
restored stone building that first became a general store in 1886.
It will be stocked with quirky, handmade treasures collected on
overseas book tours.
Donna Hay advises every harassed cooks to go-easy after the Christmas dinner,
lighter on the stomach and more likely to leave everyone with a sweet memory. “My
version of a bread and butter pudding has a festive spin but it’s easier to cook than
20 november 2008
Since hitting Australian shelves in 2002, Donna
Hay’s bi-monthly cooking magazines have
taken pride of place in many a household, with
each issue now attracting more than 370,000
Donna Hay is moving polka dot cupcake
patties from one shelf to another when
I enter her new General Store, and I must
admit I am momentarily taken aback. What
with her award-winning self-titled magazine,
her numerous cookbooks.
Donna Hay has been cooking since she was a little girl. Her love of food led her to a career as a food writer at 19, and then on to become a food editor at
at 25. She is now one of Australia’s leading food editors and best selling cookbook author.