Rachel's Food for Living

Rachel's Food for Living

Book rating: 04 Hardback

By (author) Rachel Allen

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  • Publisher: Collins
  • Format: Hardback | 240 pages
  • Dimensions: 192mm x 250mm x 30mm | 1,179g
  • Publication date: 3 September 2007
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 000725931X
  • ISBN 13: 9780007259311
  • Illustrations note: col. Illustrations
  • Sales rank: 352,165

Product description

Bestselling author and TV chef Rachel Allen is back with a celebration of favourite foods for making memories. Ever feel rapture over a pudding? Fall in love over a romantic meal? Can you remember the smell of baking in your grandmother's kitchen? Food has the power to conjure up many emotions -- it can make us feel happy or energetic, nostalgic or loved. Cooking and enjoying great food with others is part of how we relish life and in her new book, Rachel Allen provides the mouth-watering recipes to help you do just that. Rachel explores the foods that stir these wonderful feelings. She provides inspiring and easy-to-achieve suggestions for all kinds of occasions whether you want to make an indulgent celebratory meal for someone special, create memories with your kids, or need a little healthy boost!or a sneaky treat! This is the food that will make you smile. Rachel's Food for Living includes over 100 new recipes such as Perfect Lamb Stew; Korean Beef with Avocado Rice; Spanish Chorizo and Chickpea Soup; Little Mocha Kisses.Contents include: 1 Food for the soul 2 Childhood favourites 3 Making memories with your children 4 Food to celebrate a special day 5 The Lazy Sunday -- from breakfast in bed to the perfect roast 6 Afternoon tea -- an elegant afternoon 7 Pleasure! without the guilt 8 Food for romance 9 For the love of chocolate 10 Famous classics (with a twist!)

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Author information

Rachel Allen was brought up in Dublin, and at the age of eighteen left to study at the prestigious Ballymaloe Cookery School. Today, she not only teaches at the school, she writes regular features for national publications, presents highly acclaimed television programmes which have been broadcast internationally, and in her spare time authors bestselling cookery books.

Customer reviews

By Melissa O'Neill 18 Aug 2009 5

My boyfriend and I own a lot of cookbooks but I'd say this is definitely the one we've used the most. All the recipes are practical and easy to make at home. The instructions are really clear. My favourites sections of the book would be the romantic food and the childhood favourites. My favourites recipes out of it would be the peanut butter chocolate chip cookies, the lasagne, chicken kievs, heart shaped toast with asparagus and hollandaise sauce and the steak with bearnaise sauce. I'm hungry just thinking about it!

By a Book Depository customer 10 Dec 2008 3

"I had this book for Christmas. I am vegetarian and my husband is most definitely not! In this book I found delicious recipes for us both. Pasta with roasted peppers and mozzarella was fantastic, the flapjacks were very moreish,fillet steak with mushroom and brandy sauce and tomato fondue was also delicious and a whole chapter devoted to chocolate heaven! The writing style is intelligent, informative and no nonsense. The photography is clear and truly scrumptious! With over 100 recipes you could not fail to be impressed. A book for the whole family to enjoy! "

Review quote

"A natural TV chef: relaxed, articulate and knowledgeable" -- Sunday Times "Food for real people" -- Irish Examiner