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Guests arriving for Easter lunch at Pippa de Charmoy’s home in Mount Edgecombe, Durban, were greeted by a hint of the charmingly decorated table inside – a bunch of carrots nestled among pastel-coloured tulips hanging from the front door. Pippa loves including elements like this, and playing host to large family gatherings, has honed her entertaining and decorating skills.

“I can spend ages gathering ideas for dinner and lunch parties, especially the table, which always features flowers, napkins and, at night, loads of candles,” she says. “We often have 20 or more guests seated on our veranda and, although I delegate the salads and side dishes to someone else, I love cooking too.”

Swapping recipes and ideas brings her great pleasure – the zucchini and herb-stuffed, deboned chicken she’s serving as a main course is a dish her daughters, Daniella and Demi, made for Pippa and her

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