One of my grandmothers sadly passed away earlier this year.
She was famed for many things, not least an ability (and indeed, preference?) for cooking for large numbers of people. If there were only six of you, you’d eat in the kitchen. More than that (and up to about 14) would fit comfortably around the huge table in the dining room.
My sister and I are blogging our way through her recipe books on a new blog – do stop by and say hello (and try the recipes!):