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Rachel Allen

Chef

A graduate of and now teacher at Ireland’s renowned Ballymaloe Cooking School, Rachel’s charming manner, effortless style and love for regional Irish cooking have seen her dubbed the Irish cooking queen in the UK.

In her best-selling cookbooks and on TV, she’s all about food of memory and emotion, cooking infused with a sense of family and familiarity and dishes that celebrate simple honest flavours above all else.

Home Cooking

By Rachel AllenOn 10 Dec

The approachable, no-nonsense style of Allen will make this book a family dining bible.

 
 

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Posted by SK104 • 5y ago • Report
Thanks to Rachel I can now make great pastryshe just makes it so easy I love her show
Posted by Roy5 • 5y ago • Report
Rachel makes cooking look so simplistic, just love watching her shows
Posted by Pickle19 • 5y ago • Report
Love watching the show. Recipes are easy to follow
Posted by Vicki72 • 5y ago • Report
Can anyone tell me what type of "cling film" she uses to bake pastry blind.

All of the ones I have tried have melted in the oven.
Posted by Mrs • 5y ago • Report
Her danish apple cake, is absolutely delicious. Every one enjoyed it, with cream and coffee.
Posted by cheffette • 6y ago • Report
im looking for rachels stem ginger and chocolate biscuits,as i would love to make them thanks .
Posted by KrystynaCooks • 5y ago • Report
MARILYN I typed reply to you in Beck's blog down below See how to get AFTERNOON TEACAKE IN BBC.CO/FOOD/CHEF BLOGS etc its on PAGE 2 - SORRY WHEN I TRIED "EDIT" on p.c. & TO "COPY" & put it in reply to you the bloody thing went into BECK's AGAIN !!! KRYSTYNA
Posted by KrystynaCooks • 5y ago • Report
MARILYN PLEASE SEE below what I have suggested to BECK that INFO was supposed to be for you but I clicked into wrong reply BBC.CO.FOOD/CHEF BLOGS etc you will find AFTERNON TEA CAKE on PAGE 2 after you have followed the other instructions SCONES will be in UKTV.CO/FOOD/RECIPES I think there are 2 recipes in that site of 204 recipes of hers plus check out her BAKE site READ down below instructions please for MORE of her cake baking etc recipes GOOD LUCK KRYSTYNA
Posted by KrystynaCooks • 5y ago • Report
MARILYN PLEASE SEE below what I have suggested to BECK that INFO was supposed to be for you but I clicked into wrong reply BBC.CO.FOOD/CHEF BLOGS etc you will find AFTERNON TEA CAKE on PAGE 2 after you have followed the other instructions SCONES will be in UKTV.CO/FOOD/RECIPES I think there are 2 recipes in that site of 204 recipes of hers plus check out her BAKE site READ down below instructions please for MORE of her cake baking etc recipes GOOD LUCK KRYSTYNA
Posted by KrystynaCooks • 5y ago • Report
On computer "GOOGLE SEARCH" type in BBC.CO/FOOD/CHEF BLOGS - ONCE IN THAT SITE you will see photo of Rachel Allen press on that and at bottom of her "BIO" it says try R.A. RECIPES (32) On PAGE 2 will be AFTERNOON TEA CAKE. ALSO in same "GOOGLE search" type in UKTV.CO/FOOD/RECIPES the 1st one on list says 11000 recipes click on that NOW in top left of page it says CELEBRITY CHEFS click on that-then on right middle of page it says MORE CHEFS -SCROLL down to Rachel Allen you will see her sitting in RED DRESS here they have 204 of her recipes ALSO IN EXTERNAL LINKS on same page you will see her "BAKE" & others sites of hers. In BAKE you will find MORE RECIPES for CAKES I can't find her PORTER CAKE but there is a recipe in BBC.CO/FOOD/PORTER CAKE which is basically FRUIT CAKE made with PORTER Beer ALSO known as GUINESS CAKE Good LUCK HAVE FUN with these new sites IF you want BAREFOOT CONTESSA recipes check out what I have suggested to other readers in BAREFOOT CONTESSA Basically same GOOGLE you type in FOOD NETWORK (Ina Garten & Giada de Laurentiis to name a couple) 4 Michael Smith- CHEF AT HOME , Anna Olson SUGAR, Laura Calder FRENCH FOOD AT HOME type in FOOD NETWORK CANADA to get all their recipes & episodes Regards KRYSTYNA