About Donna Hay

Donna Hay

Donna Hay is the darling of Australia’s food world. Her style embraces basic ingredients that are simply prepared in unexpected and lavishly photographed ways. She is a best-selling cookbook author and the editor of donna hay magazine. @donnahaymagazine

A rectangular blueberry mascarpone tart with one slice cut from the end and a bowl of blueberries on the side.

Blueberry Mascarpone Tart

Quite possibly the best mingling of blueberries, lemon, mascarpone cheese, and pastry to ever grace a dessert table. We swear it’s going to make you a legend among friends.

A vanilla angel food cake in Bundt form, with a slice on its side, all sprinkled with powdered sugar

Vanilla Angel Food Cake

All the delicate loveliness of classic angel food cake but made even better with the addition of pure vanilla and a blizzard of confectioners’ sugar.

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.

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.

A bowl of healthy egg drop soup with shredded chicken, green onions, broccoli rabe, noodles, and sprouts

Healthy Egg Drop Soup

A somewhat healthier riff on egg drop soup, this quick little number is the perfect way to nourish the soul AND chase away those cold weather sniffs, sneezes, and blues.

A white plate of kale slaw with shaved fennel and toasted pine nuts on top and a bowl of buttermilk dressing on the side.

Kale Slaw

Move over, cole slaw. There’s a new slaw in town, and it features everyone’s favorite dark leafy green.

A white platter with sliced celery and cucumber and a white bowl of feta dip on top.

Feta Dip

Looking for an excuse to invite folks over? Here it is. Less than 10 minutes from start to wipe-the-creamy-dip-from-your-lips finish.