Welcome friends with an aperitif, before serving up a home-cooked feast, without spending precious socializing time in the kitchen. Chef James Ramsden first honed his skill for creating exciting, tasty food without fuss at his popular supper club, The Secret Larder. Here, he shares the secret to preparing meals for guests. The key is simple: make it in advance. With 150 creative and stress-free recipes for easy entertaining, there are a range of fresh, modern ideas from pre-dinner nibbles to mouth-watering mains and cocktails to toast the lot.