Renowned New Zealand cook, caterer and cooking school tutor Tina Duncan has always held a deep love for cooking for others - be it around the kitchen table, at dinner parties, or catering for thousands of weddings and corporate events. A lifetime love affair with food has finally culminated in this outstanding collection of some of the most delicious plates from Tina's sixty years of cooking. She shares how to prepare, cook and present your food for maximum effect and minimal stress, ensuring you spend less time in the kitchen and more time at the table with guests. Plated shares Tina's deep desire to teach how easy it can be to break bread in the spirit of a life filled with love, family and friends. Each recipe comes with time-saving tips as to what can be made ahead or kept on standby in your freezer. Whether you're just starting out, or a confident cook looking for fresh inspiration, cooking just got easier. Let Plated become your new kitchen companion.