More than 65 recipes to take the hard work out of entertaining and bring a taste of sunshine to every day of the year.
Here is the perfect collection of relaxed recipes to bring you that sunshine feeling every day of the year. Whatever the weather there's no excuse for throwing any old plate of food together—it should be the reason why you take extra care so the meal can be a memorable one. Simple, fresh Mediterrean-style ingredients and fuss-free recipes equals the perfect solution to stylish entertaining at home, whether you’re feeding a group or just that special someone... Try Lunch Al Fresco on warmer days. Offerings include grilled squid, chorizo and asparagus salad. Two’s Company encourages you to really push the culinary boat out. Dust off the sauté pan, light the candles and rustle up an irresistible beef fillet with pea purée and hasselback potatoes! Eating is a communal activity, so in More the Merrier you’ll find plenty of ideas for easy boards and small plates to share. Finally, enjoy a leisurely catch up with hungry friends at the weekend and sit down to a banana and chocolate cake or a plate of honey and oat Anzac cookies at Teatime.
Acland Geddes developed a passion for all things edible from a very early age, largely thanks to his mother’s homespun Italian cooking. He gave up a spectacularly unsuccessful (not to mention uninspiring) career in advertising to set up a catering service in London. After working as a chef in leading gastropubs in London, he opened the first of two branches of Megan’s on the King’s Road in Chelsea in 2010.