Rachel Khoo's Kitchen Notebook

Episode Guide

Series 1 Episode Guide


Series 1 · Episode 1

Celebrating the quirkiness and individuality that London fashion embodies, Rachel proves it's more about creativity than the price tag when it comes to getting your food looking and tasting good.

Crowd Pleasers

Series 1 · Episode 2

Rachel discovers ways that London's food scene is pulling in the crowds. At home she puts a twist on chilli & tortillas for friends to tuck into, creates some simple colourful canapes perfect for a party.


Series 1 · Episode 3

Rachel's memories & family recipes act as inspiration for her cooking. She relives her childhood joy of ice-cream and discovers a very modern take on this treat at a unique 'ice-cream lab' in north London.

Fast Food

Series 1 · Episode 4

Rachel is on a mission to prove fast food can be effortless to cook at home. In south London she gets into the kitchen with Trinidadian cook Brian to create some intense flavours for his Caribbean Jerk Chicken.

Lazy Days

Series 1 · Episode 5

Rachel is uncovering the city's quieter corners where she can wind down. She meets with Tom who rustles her up a summery salad from his urban garden and back in her kitchen she's cooking comforting food to suit a relaxed mood.

East Meets West

Series 1 · Episode 6

Rachel shows how to use leftover roast meat in an Asian bun, makes her favourite Malaysian dessert with a traditional British twist and cooks an intensely flavoured chicken dish that captures the fusion of east meets west.

Traditional Values

Series 1 · Episode 7

Rachel explores some of her most loved culinary traditions and puts a twist on some time-honoured favourites. In the kitchen, Rachel cooks a no-fuss Sunday roast, so easy you could eat it any day of the week.

On the Move

Series 1 · Episode 8

It's London on the move that inspires Rachel's cooking this time. She creates some food for busy people on the move with a posh packed lunch, a healthy soup to go and a sweet and colourful homage to the Underground.


Series 1 · Episode 9

Rachel meets Lillie, a shopkeeper whose shelves are lined with preserves; all produced by hand at home. In her own kitchen, Rachel finds delicious success in salting her own beef and takes some home-baking to new heights.

The Pleasure's All Mine

Series 1 · Episode 10

Indulgence is the order of the day in Rachel's kitchen, with some finger-licking good ribs to get stuck into, a modern twist on the traditional treat of fish and chips and her own take on a bake for afternoon tea.