Gather is a cookbook that celebrates simplicity and nature, both in ingredients and cooking styles. Head Chef at River Cottage for 10 years, Gill Meller showcases 120 brand new recipes inspired by the landscapes in which he lives and works. Featuring chapters on foods from Garden, Farm, Field, Seashore, Orchard, Harbor, and Woodland, Gill gently guides the reader through simple recipes, with no need for obscure ingredients or complicated cooking. With great food at its heart, Gather is the most contemporary of cookbooks, with photography that captures a year of the best cooking and eating.
“Beautiful writing, beautiful food: this is an exquisite book that I cannot stop reading; and every recipe makes me consider ingredients and flavors afresh and beckons me into the kitchen.” – Nigella Lawson
“Just stunning. There’s no one I’d rather cook for me than Gill – and there’s not a recipe here that I wouldn’t eagerly devour.” – Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
“In both cooking and writing, Gill Meller has a unique and honest voice. He’s an original.” – Diana Henry
“Gill Meller encourages us not only to embrace our landscape, but to explore what is growing out there, to enjoy it, and to turn it into something delicious. This is a truly beautiful book.” – René Redzepi