Gather by Gill Meller - Special Preview Giveaway - US Event Schedule

Gill Meller has several special dates planned to promote his first solo cookbook Gather's US release. Previously published in the UK last year, it will be available in the States on the 7th of March.

Gill is a chef, food writer, author, food stylist and cookery teacher and has been part of the River Cottage team for 11 years. This title is an incredibly beautiful one which I am excited to be able to share a full review and promotion next week including an interview with the author. 

As the US tour dates are approaching very quickly, I wanted to give EYB members his event information so that no one will miss the opportunity to see this talented chef.

I hope that we can show him a warm welcome and fill the events he has planned which are as follows:  On March 7th at 7 pm he will be at the 92 Street Y with Kitchen Arts & Letters in New York City presenting a talk with Aleksandra Crapanzano the author of The London Cookbook. Tickets for that event are available free from the Kitchen Arts & Letters website.  On March 8th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm, he will be teaching a class at Sur la Table in Boston. He will end his US visit in Alexandria, Virginia on March 11th at La Cuisine from 2 to 4 pm with a talk. Full details can be found in our Events Calendar (he does have some UK dates planned as well).

I truly wish I were still living back in New York because I would love to be able to attend one of these functions. To further celebrate this US tour, the publisher is offering one copy of Gather to US members. Again, we will be offering a full promotion with three additional copies to giveaway on or about the 7th. 

One of the entry options is to answer the following question in the comments section of this blog post:

What recipe in the index would you make first?

Please note that you must be logged into the Rafflecopter contest before posting or your entry won't be counted. If you are not already a Member, you can join at no cost. The contest ends at noon on March 7th, 2017. 






  • eliza  on  2/27/2017 at 2:43 PM

    I can't enter the draw since I'm not in the USA, but I've been watching Gill since his early days with river cottage, and always admired his cookery skills as well as his relaxed personality. looking forward to cooking from this book!

  • lgroom  on  2/27/2017 at 2:58 PM

    I'll try the radicchio and crab gratin.

  • milgwimper  on  2/27/2017 at 3:15 PM

    Oat biscuits with sheep cheese and rosemary.

  • meggan  on  2/27/2017 at 3:24 PM

    Honey cake with coriander seed, spelt and orange sounds good!

  • bching  on  2/27/2017 at 3:44 PM

    Nettle dumplings! I expect to be gathering nettles soon.

  • Teruska  on  2/27/2017 at 4:02 PM

    Oh my! Hard to choose. The Pickled mussels with radishes, toasted coriander and Apples, Sea kale and Sea Bass, Smoked oysters with beetroot, horseradish, crème fraiche & dill or Homemade cheese with herbs, lemon and olive oil are among the top contenders.

  • lebarron2001  on  2/27/2017 at 4:05 PM

    Blackberry, Saffron and Honey Drop Scones

  • Joy001  on  2/27/2017 at 4:25 PM

    Homemade cheese with herbs, lemon and olive oil sounds delicious!

  • ravensfan  on  2/27/2017 at 4:29 PM

    Pollack and oxtail

  • Siegal  on  2/27/2017 at 9:36 PM

    Scones for sure

  • lhudson  on  2/28/2017 at 6:33 AM

    Puffball with Bacon, parsley and garlic

  • FrenchCreekBaker  on  2/28/2017 at 7:59 AM

    Love saffron so going to check out how it pairs with blackberries and honey in scones. Blackberry Saffron Honey Scones

  • niniacedo  on  2/28/2017 at 9:26 AM

    The Pears cooked in elderberries and juniper

  • motherofpearl81  on  2/28/2017 at 9:50 AM

    Roast pork with herbs, broad bean tops and new potatoes

  • ccav  on  2/28/2017 at 12:26 PM

    I would love to try the black pudding....I have searched for recipes on how to make this and have not yet found one. Also the laver bread sounds wonderful.

  • AnnaZed  on  2/28/2017 at 1:33 PM

    I want to make the Roast pork with herbs, broad bean tops and new potatoes (page 26) from Gather by Gill Meller

  • rchesser  on  2/28/2017 at 1:52 PM

    Cod with salsify, thyme and butter.

  • sarahawker  on  2/28/2017 at 2:45 PM

    Fried cod with ginger, beetroot, orange and sesame

  • jessmonkey  on  2/28/2017 at 6:33 PM

    Honey cake with coriander seed, spelt and orange

  • monique.potel  on  3/1/2017 at 2:51 AM

    i would start with crab soup

  • ballen  on  3/1/2017 at 4:35 AM

    Polenta with roast ham and parsley

  • valorie  on  3/1/2017 at 10:25 AM

    Spider crab with loganberries, lemon zest and fennel top!!!

  • begbert  on  3/1/2017 at 12:47 PM

    Sweetcorn and smoked haddock soup with soft-boiled eggs and coriander

  • RGolding  on  3/1/2017 at 1:56 PM

    Homemade cheese with herbs, lemon and olive oil

  • tarae1204  on  3/1/2017 at 4:16 PM

    Anything with tomatoes sounds good today -- the fish soup with tomatoes and star anise perhaps!

  • mpdeb98  on  3/2/2017 at 7:52 PM

    Crème caramel with vanilla and anise

  • t.t  on  3/4/2017 at 12:01 AM

    Homemade cheese with herbs, lemon and olive oil

  • ToPieFor  on  3/4/2017 at 10:45 AM

    Quince Tarte Tatin!

  • Deneenm  on  3/4/2017 at 7:29 PM

    ?blackberry, saffron & honey drop scones...are you kidding me?!?!!?

  • earthnfire  on  3/4/2017 at 7:30 PM

    Roast tomatoes on toast with tarragon and thyme

  • PennyG  on  3/6/2017 at 9:17 PM

    Fish Soup with Tomatoes & Star Anise looks delicious!

  • JenniferAnne  on  3/7/2017 at 3:35 AM

    I would make A Crab Soup JenniferAnne74 @

  • LarissaPrusak  on  3/7/2017 at 2:02 PM

    Anything with goat cheese. With rhubarb and lovage sounds great.

  • jemans  on  3/8/2017 at 4:49 PM

    Nettle dumplings! I am always looking for new ways to use them from my CSA box.

  • HelenB  on  3/11/2017 at 10:20 PM

    I would make the apple rye and cider cake. Sounds intriguing.

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