Rachel Allen

Market Kitchen presenter Rachel Allen is a cook and a mother who creates simple, practical food perfect for families.

Rachel Allen was brought up in Dublin and left home at eighteen to study at the world-famous Ballymaloe Cookery School. Rachel is now a busy TV chef, author, journalist and mother, and still teaches at Ballymaloe.

Rachel's major cooking series have included Rachel Allen: Bake!, Rachel's Favourite Food at Home and Rachel's Food for Living and she now has a new series Rachel Allen's Cake Diaries.

Rachel is also a columnist and contributor to a number of Irish publications, including the The Sunday Tribune magazine, and is often featured in articles and interviews.

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Cake, Collins, 2012
The Market Kitchen Cookbook, Collins, 2010
Home Cooking, Collins, 2009
Rachel's Food for Living, Collins, 2009
Rachel's Diary 2009, Collins, 2008
Bake, Collins, 2008
Rachel's Favourite Food at Home, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 2006
Rachel's Favourite Food for Friends, Gill & Macmillan, 2005
Rachel's Favourite Food, Gill & Macmillan, 2004

Rachel Allen

When is Rachel Allen: Bake! next on?

Rachel Allen: Bake! is next on at 12:00 pm on Thursday, 23rd October on Really.

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Rachel Allen: Bake!, 2

Easy-to-follow recipes and cooking tips from chef Rachel Allen. Here, she shares the recipe for the walnut cake with vanilla buttercream filling that she served at her wedding.

  • On at 12:00 pm on Thursday, 23rd October on Really

Rachel Allen: Bake!, 3

Rachel Allen offers up more tasty recipe ideas. This time, she makes a gorgeous carrot cake decorated with orange cream cheese icing, and finished off with delicate candied violets.

  • On at 12:00 pm on Friday, 24th October on Really
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