Recipes from my Mother
by Rachel Allen
23rd February 2017 by Harper Collins, £20
Recipes from My Mother is the brand new cookbook from Rachel Allen, celebrating the food memories of her childhood, alongside those of friends and other members of her family.
Rachel’s food is heart-warming, and full of warmth and nostalgia. She uses gorgeous ingredients that are used in abundance to create comforting, vibrant meals. Her love of food started when she was very young, sitting in the kitchen with her mother, helping and tasting.
Her Icelandic mother taught her their Scandi family recipes, as well as those she picked up from living in Ireland. Rachel become more and more passionate about food as she grew up, and she drew inspiration from her childhood memories of helping her mother cook and sitting round with her family enjoying delicious meals and treats.
Packed with much-loved recipes and stunning photography, this is the book that will take you back to your childhood and make you fall back in love with cooking.
‘… the Irish Nigella (except prettier, blonde and a better cook)… Bake is simply and engagingly written: one irresistible thing after another’ - Evening Standard
‘A natural TV chef: relaxed, articulate and knowledgeable.’ - Sunday Times
‘Food for real people.’ - Irish Examiner
‘Ireland’s blond and beautiful equivalent of Nigella Lawson… is taking her place on the international culinary scene with her everyday food that focuses on simple suppers and divine puddings’ - Daily Mail