Author(s): Flora Shedden
A gathering is an easy way of cooking and hosting. It means no pressure, no code of conduct, and everyone - cook included - can actually enjoy themselves.
This collection is a mixture of modern dishes, staple snacks, salads and sides, interesting bakes, and puddings perfect to end a feast with. Nothing overly fussy or complicated, just tasty, pretty plates of food.
Choose from the chapters led by occasion or pick and choose dishes to put on a spread. There are menu ideas to show you how.
Flora Shedden is 20 and lives in Scotland. When not studying, Flora spends as much time as possible at her family home in Highland Perthshire. Having worked as a gallery assistant, researcher, photographer, costume seamstress and waitress she likes to keep busy. As of September 2017 she will move to St. Andrews to begin an Art History degree. In the interim however she has returned to her favourite pastimes: cooking, photography and writing. She writes a regular online column for The Scotsman.