A chic little guide to planning the perfect party, Make Mine a Martini comes with recipes for 80 fabulous cocktails and 50 delicious canapes.
Kay Plunkett-Hogge is a cookery writer and broadcaster based in London. A former model agent in New York and London, and a movie co-ordinator in Bangkok and Los Angeles, Kay is the co-author of the best-selling Bryn's Kitchen with the award-winning London chef Bryn Williams, LEON: Family & Friends with John Vincent and the new Little Leon series with Henry Dimbleby, Claire Ptak and John Vincent. She is currently working with US chef Chris Bianco on his forthcoming book Rain, Grain & Gratitude (Harper Collins) and with Hollywood actor Stanley Tucci on his second cookbook to be published by Simon & Schuster. Kay has appeared on This Morning and BBC London, as well as local radio. She is a regular contributor to Fork Magazine, has been featured in FT Weekend and Simple Things, and has written for Hello!, Delicious, Olive and SW Magazine. She is also a founding member and contributor to The Art of the Weekend. In addition to her writing and presenting, Kay runs a bespoke location catering service, Kay Cooks For You, for the fashion business. Her clients include international photographers Ellen von Unwerth, Chris Craymer, Patric Shaw, Simon Paske and Alasdair McLellan, for titles and brands including UK and American Glamour, French Vogue, GQ, Kipling, Stella McCartney, Danone, River Island and many more.
Milady is great company, made more so when accompanied by a fine drink. -- Jeremy Lee Kay Plunkett-Hogge mixes a cocktail as brilliantly as she cooks. A charming piece of libational literature and a necessity for every good drinker's bar. -- Stanley Tucci Kay is a gifted, warm and talented hostess. She makes a mean cocktail. Anyone is lucky to be at her table. -- Hayley Atwell Kay can cook - but she can shake a damn fine cocktail too. -- Heston Blumenthal