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 is the author of numerous bestselling cookery books, which include Rachel’s Favourite Food and Rachel’s Favourite Food for Friends.
Her extremely popular television series for RTÉ and BBC have been broadcast internationally and she frequently appears on BBC’s ‘Saturday Kitchen’. Her charming manner and effortless style make her a delight to watch. Rachel is columnist and contributor to a number of publications, including the Sunday Independent, and is often featured in articles and interviews in the media. Rachel’s style of cooking is above all practical — simple but delicious food, ideal for family and friends. Her influences are both regional and global. The BBC describes her as an ‘Irish cooking queen’ and Good Food magazine believes she has ‘put Irish cooking on the map in recent years’. Rachel has a devoted fan base both in the UK and Ireland, and the popularity of her television programmes continues to rise. Rachel lives in her seaside home in County Cork.
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