4.07 (2,404 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Expected delivery to the United States in 10-15 business days.

Not ordering to the United States? Click here.


Your best friend in the kitchen and bestselling author, Rachel Allen, is back with a collection of delicious and easy cakes and bakes, tarts and pies, quiches and casseroles from her brand new TV series.

What could be better than the smell of freshly baked bread or the joy of eating warm cookies straight from the oven? Do you pine for the pleasures of gingerbread houses and holiday delights or the warming goodness of home baked casseroles?

These are just some of the treats that await in Bake, which ties in with Rachel's brand new TV series. She shares both the sweet and the savoury sides of baking, whether quick snacks, wholesome breads and pies, exotic cakes and tarts or easy baked meals for friends and family.

Fully illustrated with beautiful food photography including step-by-steps to take the mystery out of traditional baking and pastry making. Rachel also offers troubleshooting techniques for common problems and wheat or gluten-free recipes so nobody is left out of the fun!

Rachel's friendly and expert tuition make this easy-to-use book the best friend to every home baker.

Recipes include:

Cardamon bread
Crispy bacon and cheddar bread
Cheese straws and pretzels
Pork, chorizo and spinach pie
Beef pasties with mint, ginger and peas
Baked cheese fondue in a squash
Seville orange meringue pie
Cornish saffron bread
Lime and yoghurt cake with rosewater and pistachios
show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 195 x 252 x 30mm | 1,060g
  • Collins
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • w. num. col. photos
  • 0007259700
  • 9780007259700
  • 120,882

Review quote

"The book I've taken to most this season is by the Irish Nigella,Rachel Allen. Her BAKE is simply and engagingly written: one irresistible thing after another. "Melanie McDonagh, Evening Standard
show more

About Rachel Allen

Rachel Allen is a much-loved Irish TV cook and the presenter of four highly acclaimed series including Rachel's Favourite Food and Rachel Allen: Bake! Rachel was brought up in Dublin and moved to Cork to study at the prestigious Ballymaloe Cookery School. Today, she still teaches at the school, writing regular features as well as for national publications. She lives in Cork with her husband Isaac, their two sons and baby daughter.
show more

Rating details

2,404 ratings
4.07 out of 5 stars
5 42% (1,009)
4 32% (762)
3 20% (472)
2 5% (112)
1 2% (49)

Our customer reviews

If you are a baking addict this book is a must in your book shelf. You have all the classic recipes and some that are so simple that you would not believe it! Is really well written full of tips and alternative ingredients. The oatmeal cookies and the zucchini bread are just amazing recipes that will impress anyone! This is definitely one of the best books from Rachel Allen!show more
by juana
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X