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  • blog imageblog imageDonna Hay is the author of 21 top-selling books -- including Seasons and Fast, Fresh, Simple -- translated into nine languages, the editor-in-chief of the bi-monthly donna hay magazine, host of her own television series and creator of a homeware collection with Royal Doulton. As a working mum with two young boys, Donna's simple yet delicious approach to food and entertaining has set a benchmark in food publishing and continues to inspire a new generation of cooks. Her latest book, simple dinners, comes complete with over 140 new recipes, clever ideas and speedy solutions for every day. It is food for every cook, every food-lover and every occasion.

    With thanks to Hardie Grant Books, we are offering one lucky winner a range of donna hay for Royal Doulton homeware, a versatile table and kitchenware collection that gives every day entertaining and special occasions a relaxed yet sophisticated style. The prize includes the tea story cake stand in crisp bone china, glassware cake stand dome, and white cake cooler. One runner-up will receive a copy of Donna's latest book, simple dinners. For your chance to win, simply answer the question below. Competition ends Thursday 13 December, midnight GMT.

    Update -- winner: Susan Corboy

    Runner-up: Isobel Eames

    Competition now closed

    Posted by Anna Anna

    Categories: competition, donna hay

    Donna Hay

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    1. 1. No purchase necessary. Proof of entering is not proof of receipt of entry.

      2. To be eligible, entries must be received on or before the competition closing date. All entries shall become the property of The Book Depository, and their directors, officers, representatives, advertising and promotional agencies are not responsible for contacting or forwarding prizes to entrants who provide unclear or incomplete information or for entries lost, misdirected, delayed or destroyed.

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    1. Kenneth Taylor's avatar Kenneth Taylor

      entered this competition to win for my daughter who loves the Royal Doulton range.She would love to vbisit your store at Woollahra. Hope she foots the bill to travel to Australia !

      Posted Thu, 13 Dec 2012 14:59
    2. Paul Wallis's avatar Paul Wallis

      fine designer of cookware and a chef that makes ones mouths waters.

      Posted Wed, 12 Dec 2012 11:49
    3. Jacoba Evans's avatar Jacoba Evans

      Pick me, Pick me. I love Donna Hay

      Posted Wed, 12 Dec 2012 10:07
    4. Jane Hadley's avatar Jane Hadley

      Love to win!

      Posted Tue, 11 Dec 2012 06:07
    5. Margaret Heslop's avatar Margaret Heslop

      Have a variety of Donna Hay recipe books and they're all economical and tasty. Many are quick to make too. Well done Donna.

      Posted Tue, 11 Dec 2012 04:25
    6. Noleen Brookfield's avatar Noleen Brookfield

      I love Donna Hay, would love to win this prize!

      Posted Sun, 09 Dec 2012 15:29
    7. Lita Sly's avatar Lita Sly

      Donna Hay - fabulous.

      Posted Fri, 07 Dec 2012 18:22
    8. Leanne's avatar Leanne

      She's an amazing person and it sounds like a fab prize!

      Posted Fri, 07 Dec 2012 11:23
    9. Pam O\'Brien's avatar Pam O\'Brien

      fantastic fellow Aussie!!! Love her cooking and her style. Lovely lady.

      Posted Fri, 07 Dec 2012 09:47
    10. Ioana Bularca's avatar Ioana Bularca

      love this woman, she is fantastic, all her work is lovely

      Posted Thu, 06 Dec 2012 21:35
    11. Michelle Roberts's avatar Michelle Roberts

      I want to live next door to her!! maybe she can try her new creation on me..??

      Posted Mon, 03 Dec 2012 03:01
    12. Nand Lall Daga's avatar Nand Lall Daga

      Its a nice thing to distribute the prizes

      Posted Sat, 01 Dec 2012 08:34
    13. Gail Engeman's avatar Gail Engeman

      I love the super fast easy ways Donna Hay cooks. Would love to win.

      Posted Sat, 01 Dec 2012 07:08
    14. Te Anawa Bramwell's avatar Te Anawa Bramwell

      WOW!! amazing i love to cook and to win this would mean heaps and heaps to me:-) i also love Donna Hay and i think she is really amazing!!

      Posted Sat, 01 Dec 2012 05:27
    15. lorraine evison's avatar lorraine evison

      Have just read about these goodies in sunday magazine. I love the teapot. It looks like it could actually pour wwithout spilling!

      Posted Sun, 25 Nov 2012 10:09
    16. Stella Yi's avatar Stella Yi

      Great prize! I would love to win it.

      Posted Sun, 25 Nov 2012 08:51
    17. Georgia's avatar Georgia

      I love Donna hay and her cooking is amazing. This will mean the world to me if I win.

      Posted Sun, 25 Nov 2012 07:40
    18. Sandra Barry's avatar Sandra Barry

      great prize!

      Posted Sat, 24 Nov 2012 02:33
    19. tamara's avatar tamara

      Good luck to all entrants !

      Posted Fri, 23 Nov 2012 10:36
    20. tgm's avatar tgm

      Thank you for the chance to win such a delightful useful prize..

      Posted Thu, 22 Nov 2012 18:42
    21. Beverley Gilchrist's avatar Beverley Gilchrist

      Thank you for the chance to win such a delightful useful prize.. I love Donna Hay's recipes...

      Posted Thu, 22 Nov 2012 18:38
    22. Anna ZRK's avatar Anna ZRK

      Hi Miranda, the winner is determined by a random draw amongst the correct & eligible answers unless stated otherwise in the competition blog and/or our Terms & Conditions. And no worries :)

      Posted Thu, 22 Nov 2012 17:06
    23. Rubens Miranda's avatar Rubens Miranda

      *where she lives (sorry, my keyboard is a bit old and sometimes it makes me end up misspelling some words...)

      Posted Wed, 21 Nov 2012 22:52
    24. Rubens Miranda's avatar Rubens Miranda

      How do you choose the winner? I guess everybody knows here she lives...

      Posted Wed, 21 Nov 2012 22:51
    25. sue cotton's avatar sue cotton

      Have read all your novels and loved them.

      Posted Wed, 21 Nov 2012 10:44

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