In this beautifully illustrated cookbook, Rachel Allen offers the delicious, inspiring, and easy-to-follow recipes that have made her Ireland's most famous chef. Favorite Food at Home draws on international influences, classic regional Irish fare, and good old family favorites to provide creative options for every occasion, whether planning a simple family meal, hosting a festive dinner, cooking a romantic meal for two, or just relaxing on the sofa with your favorite comfort food.
Rachel Allen was brought up in Dublin and left home at eighteen to study at the world-famous Ballymaloe Cookery School. She's a busy TV Cook, author, columnist, and teacher at Ballymaloe. She is the author of six cookery books, including the UK bestseller Favourite Food at Home, Rachel's Food for Living, Bake and Home Cooking. Her extremely popular cooking programs have been broadcast on RTE and the BBC in the UK. She is also one of the hosts on UKTV's Market Kitchen. She lives in County Cork on the organic farm at Ballymaloe with her husband Isaac and their three children.
This was a good book with ok recipes. Unlike Rachel's other books these recipes were not as tasty. I still like Rachel Allen as a chef.Published 4 months ago by Lois Nagamatsu
I love this cook book. Rachel is a great baker and her recipes are fast and easy and you can find most of her ingredients in your local stores. Simple and easy to make recipes.Published 11 months ago by Sonia grafton
The recipes I've made so far are good. However, I think there are too many photos of Rachel Allen and her family and not enough photos of food.Published 16 months ago by Diane
Love this cookbook. Simple to prepare dishes and lots of great flavors in every recipe. Preparing good meals needn't be a long, difficult procedure and this book proves it. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Alice
This is a lovely cookbook from Ireland. Many of the recipes are excellent and doable. I can't wait to cook more!Published 17 months ago by Jodell
I though this book was going to center around Irish meals - considering the title. However, it's mostly either basic meals with no particular origin, or recipes with international... Read morePublished 18 months ago by kattyface
when i recieved this book i was pleasantly surprised on how easy the recipes were . i remembered so many of them from my own childhood and the recipes were easy to make. Read morePublished on January 28, 2012 by frisky
I was also looking for Irish recipes and unfortunately there are not many in this book.Lot's of Thai/Mexican style foods which I was not expecting. Read more