Janet Kohler

My book ‘Perfect Parties’ was published by Penguin Random House and was a WINNER IN THE 2014 GOURMAND WORLD COOKBOOK AWARDS (BEST ENTERTAINING BOOK IN SOUTH AFRICA AND TOP 3 IN THE WORLD). I am so grateful for the wonderful feedback that I have had for the book and for your support.This website and blog were designed with the intention of sharing my love of all things baked and beautiful, and hopefully to inspire you to be creative in the kitchen. Follow me on Instagram below for lots of recipes and travel inspiration.

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Perhaps readers have reached that point in their lives where they’d really love to entertain their friends with a little more flair and sophistication, but feel quite intimidated by the prospect. Maybe their children are nagging them to arrange really fun birthday parties for them, but the very thought has the parents quaking. Possibly someone is getting married and would love a beautiful wedding reception but simply can’t stretch the budget to an expensive wedding planner or caterer.

Janet Kohler is a perfectionist with an attention to detail that is quite breathtaking. With the assistance of stylist extraordinaire Penelope Mitchell, in Perfect Parties she presents a dazzling array of inspirational party ideas, complemented by delicious recipes. She also guides the reader through every aspect of a party, whether it’s a birthday, engagement, picnic, baby shower, wedding or high tea, or just the family Christmas celebration.

From choosing a theme; through décor and preparation countdowns; right down to the step-by-step recipes – it’s all there, lavishly illustrated with beautiful photography.

Garden and Home Magazine article