About the author
Tori Finch is an English country girl who lives besides a river with her husband, chickens and a colony of bees. She has been around food her whole life and was owner of a very successful restaurant. She is now a full-time food and lifestyle writer. This is her first book.
There’s nothing like eating outdoors to capture your sense of adventure, and add a flair to the food—whether you are entertaining a relaxed crowd of friends and family or preparing a romantic feast for two. Hop on your vintage bike to work up an appetite, hit the beach for a cook-out, or host a teddy bears picnic for little ones; these all feature within Tori’s 10 themed menus, each complete with recipes for savory and sweet dishes, as well as drinks. On a balmy summers eve, hang paper lanterns from trees and serve Asian-inspired food in the Indochine picnic, or lay luxurious rugs and evoke a sense of the middle east with a meze platter and spiced citrus couscous at a Bohemian picnic. Warm up during a fall walk in the woods with a thermos of spiced squash soup and slabs of zingy Jamaican Gingercake, or dream of sunnier climes with a Provenc¸al-inspired feast. Whatever the occasion, A Perfect Day for a Picnic is your guide to enjoying the outdoors life.