I am not a professional cook, just a daughter/wife/mother/sister/friend who has happily cooked for family, friends and colleagues for nearly 30 years. I am a home cook who cooks daily, so I like easy recipes that are satisfying and simple. These recipes are the ones I use often, or have been taught to me by close friends who are all fabulous cooks. They have been tried on many people who enjoy a good meal together. I hope you will add these to your family menus too.