The Gathering of Friends Volume One is the first in a two part cookbook series written by Michelle Huxtable and Alyse Christensen. It explores the wonderful idea of food as a language of love communicated between friends and loved ones. This beautifully illustrated cookbook offers great recipes and wonderful resources to make any mealtime gathering extra special.
The book takes the reader through 16 different unique gatherings. Loaded with stunning photographs, each gathering will inspire the reader to host their own meal time gathering. The book contains wonderful decor and tablescape ideas to create a loving environment. The Gathering of Friends Volume One also contains a list of simple, shareable family-sized recipes that any chef can easily make.
The recipes also contain shopping lists to make putting together a gathering a breeze. The reader can use both the complete menus or just make individual recipes to enjoy with their guests More than just a cookbook, The Gathering of Friends explores our relationship between food and connection. Meal time is more than just a time to eat for Huxtable and Christensen, but is a time to enhance traditions, fortify relationships, and celebrate life. This is a great resource for hosting, but also makes an engaging and enlightening read front to back. It’s a wonderful book for anyone who loves to host their friends and family meals.
The gorgeous illustrations over 1200 engaging pages, makes The Gathering of Friends Volume One a great gift as well. No matter what type of event there is rich inspiration to be found within each page. It is a must read for any host or hostess looking to expand their repertoire. We also offer the Gathering of Friends Volume Two for those who want to continue on this rich journey of connecting with friends over food.