If you aspire to be one of those hosts who makes preparing a mouthwatering meal for guests look totally effortless, a new cookbook from New York Times columnist Alison Roman might be just what you’re looking for. In “Nothing Fancy,” on sale Oct. 22 from Penguin Random House, Roman teaches readers how to entertain like a pro, and how to elevate their everyday eats without elevating their blood pressure.
Filled with colorful photos and easy-to-pull-off recipes, from coconut-braised chicken to lemony turmeric tea cake, “Nothing Fancy” offers lessons for the kitchen novice and the master chef alike.
Alison Roman is a social media lifestyle celebrity known for her no-fuss style. Roman is the author of the bestselling cookbook “Dining In,” and a regular contributor to the New York Times cooking section. She lives in Brooklyn.