Recipes from The Instant Cook

The Instant Cook by Donna Hay

Donna Hay is swiftly becoming the source American cooks go to when they ask themselves, “What should we have for dinner tonight?” She has garnered a passionate global following for her fresh and modern approach to food — bringing out clean, sparkling flavors with simple techniques and streamlined instructions. In The Instant Cook, she offers more than a compendium of flexible recipes; it is an elegantly simple philosophy of cooking, and of eating.

Four mini apple tarts made from apple slices in puff pastry shells on a plate

Cheater’s Apple Tarts

You’re going to feel like a cheat when you serve these obscenely simple tarts to guests. Shhhh. Your secret’s safe with us.

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White bowl of sliced parmesan-crusted chicken, lettuce, and red and yellow cherry tomatoes

Parmesan-Crusted Chicken

When it’s half past when you’d wanted to eat and you’re too exhausted to think, turn to this kid-friendly, adult-approved fix.

  • 15 M
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Mango with Lime and Vanilla Syrup

Mango with Lime and Vanilla Syrup

Savor this light dessert of mango, lime, and vanilla as is; whir it in a blender for a frosty treat; or start the morning by having it dressed with yogurt.

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