An Evening with Karen Martini

An Evening with Karen Martini

Join Karen Martini as she discusses her new cookbook, COOK, an essential collection of more than 1000 recipes, from old favourites to brilliant new dishes.

In COOK: The Only Book You Need in the Kitchen, acclaimed chef Karen Martini shares a lifetime of cooking, eating and learning about food.

Karen has inspired generations of home cooks, and with this milestone book she brings us a generous breadth of cuisines and ingredients, celebrating vibrant flavours from a uniquely Australian perspective. Karen won’t just show you what to cook, she will teach you how to cook, with everything you need to prepare effortlessly delicious meals.

Each recipe in this modern classic is packed with hard-won wisdom from Karen’s inspiring career and Tunisian-Italian heritage. Providing midweek meals, signature spreads, dinner-party dishes and feasts for special occasions, COOK will guide you to make each meal your own. Enjoy an incredible array of classic and contemporary recipes – from the simple to the elaborate – suitable for all skill levels.

This deeply personal book bursts with dishes reflecting the richly diverse world of food. Karen’s unrivalled understanding of how we eat today will delight experienced home cooks and newcomers alike. It’s time to COOK.

7pm arrivals for 7:05pm start.

RSVP in store, by phone: 02 9262 7996, email or via Eventbrite.

**PLEASE NOTE: Fitted face masks are mandatory when attending author events in the bookstore. If you are in need of a mask, one of our staff members can provide you with one.**

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Choose your COOK – charcoal or limited edition pink!

Exclusive Kinokuniya Offer: pre-order your copy from us and receive a complimentary* COOK tote bag (*limited quantities available). Place your pre-order in-store or over the phone on 02 9262-7996 for pick up on the night of the event.


Chef Karen Martini’s acclaimed career includes two-hatted stints at Melbourne Wine Room and Sydney’s Icebergs Dining Room, as well as her own ventures – the latest of which is the ambitious Hero, in Melbourne’s iconic ACMI building, where she is a founding partner and creative food director. For more than a decade, Karen has been resident chef on Australia’s longest-running lifestyle television series, Better Homes and Gardens. She is a regular columnist for Good Weekend, she is in-demand at events and festivals, and she is the author of eight cookbooks. Her newest book, Cook, is by far her most comprehensive and ambitious, cementing her place as the voice of a generation and an authority that will endure in readers’ lives for decades to come.

RSVP now → When: Wednesday, 10 August 2022
Where: Books Kinokuniya Sydney