The River Cottage A to Z
Written by 
Gill Meller, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and the River Cottage team
Photography by 
Simon Wheeler
General information 

The River Cottage A to Z is the definitive River Cottage kitchen companion in which Hugh, myself, and a team of River Cottage experts profile our best-loved and most-used ingredients. With more than three hundred entries covering vegetables, fruits, herbs, spices, meat, fish, fungi, foraged foods, pulses, grains, dairy, oils and vinegars, the River Cottage A to Z is a compendium of all the ingredients the resourceful modern cook might want to use in their kitchen. With more than 350 recipes, and brimming with advice on processes such as curing bacon and making yoghurt, the secret of perfect crackling and which apple varieties to choose for a stand-out crumble, as well as sourcing the most sustainable ingredients, this is an essential guide to cooking, eating and living well.

Gill Meller