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 Moorland (game and herbs), Garden (tomatoes, salads, soft fruits), Farm (pork, dairy, honey), Field (rye, barley, wheat, oats), Seashore (crab, seaweed, oysters), Orchard (apples, pears, cherries), Harbour (fish and seafood), and Woodland (mushrooms, damsons, blackberries), Gill gently guides the reader through simple recipes, with 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.
Gill Meller is Group Head Chef at River Cottage HQ and has worked closely with the team there for the past 10 years. He creates the ever-changing menu and teaches at the River Cottage cookery school. He regularly appears on the television series cooking alongside Hugh.