Every aspiring culinary diva knows that glamorous, delicious food is easy. All you need is some basic equipment and a few professional secrets and you'll be creating decadent and exquisitely presented dishes in no time. Diva Cooking divulges these culinary secrets through their diva-dos and diva-don'ts lists that are part of every recipe. They include information on how to adapt dishes to include the freshest seasonal ingredients, create beautiful garnishes, and save time doing it. Whether you want to serve tapas-style dishes or a five-course meal, this book is essential for anyone who loves to entertain. Dinners of Seared Duck Breast with Balsamic Vinegar, Rosemary, and Shallot Sauce followed by Sweet Goat's Cheese, Orange, and Almond Tart await you.