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Rachel's Food for Living [NOOK Book]

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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 ...
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Overview

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 Greek Lamb, Onion and Butter Bean Stew; Korean Beef with Avocado Rice; Spanish Chorizo and Chickpea Soup; Little Mocha Kisses.Contents include:1 Food for the soul2 Childhood favourites3 Making memories4 Something to celebrate5 The Lazy Sunday6 An elegant afternoon7 Pleasure without the guilt8 Food for romance9 For the love of chocolate10 Classic dishes
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Publishers Weekly
This collection of 100-plus comfort foods from UK television personality Allen may be a hit in her native country, but probably won't fare as well across the pond. Though she offers conversions for most measurements, American cooks will likely be frustrated with her vague (or absent) descriptions of ingredients like "flat mushroom" (shiitake?) for Mini Mushroom Bruschetta with Rocket, Olives and Parmesan, and Smarties (the British equivalent of M&Ms) in her Polka-Dot Cookies. Still, dishes like a kid-friendly Croque Monsieur, Chicken with Lemon and Honey and Pan-Fried Scallops with Truffle Beurre Blanc are on the mark, as are Baked Eggs with Chorizo, Cream and Cheese and sides like honey roasted parsnips. A lengthy digression on sherries, however, is likely to bore rather than inform, and a page devoted to fresh-squeezed juice is barely worth including. Too hit-or-miss to wholly recommend, entries like mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese, brownies and burgers push it into dangerously pedestrian territory. Rounded out with quintessentially British tips (how serve tea and sandwiches, etc.) this will best be appreciated by fans of Allen in particular.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780007364916
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 2/25/2010
  • Sold by: Harper Collins UK
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: ePub edition
  • Pages: 240
  • File size: 6 MB

Meet the Author

Rachel Allen is a busy TV chef, mother, and teacher at the world-famous Ballymaloe Cookery School. She is the author of five cookery books, including bestsellers "i"Rachel's Favourite Food at Home, Rachel's Food for Living"/i" and "i"Bake"/i". Her extremely popular cooking programmes have been broadcast on RTE, the BBC, and also internationally.


Rachel lives in County Cork with her husband Isaac, their two sons and baby daughter, and their dog Buddy.


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