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Easy Meals by Rachel Allen

Easy Meals

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There are times when you want to do “fancy” cooking but more often than not, time is of the essence and good food needs to be on the table fast and this is where Rachel Allen’s Easy Meals proves such a godsend. Knowing we haven’t always got a full fridge and store cupboard, can be short on not just time but inspiration, Rachel Allen has come up with a choice of 180 fuss-free recipe ideas, ideal for novices too, a must-have collection for fast family meal ideas.

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Easy Meals by Rachel Allen

In her new book, bestselling TV cook, Rachel Allen shares her ultimate fast and easy family recipes. You can always trust Rachel to help you get a delicious and doable dinner on the table. Whether the cupboards are bare or you just want a fabulous meal without the fuss (or the washing up) you'll find the answers here. Any situation, any problem, these are recipes you can come back to time and time again for delicious dinner solutions. After all, making home cooking both simple and enjoyable is what Rachel does best. This book is full of ideas and recipes that you can rely on to help you tackle the most common meal-time problems; when your fridge is empty, when you're short on time, that use 5 ingredients or less or can be cooked in one pot, even delicious dinners you can serve up without so much as turning on the oven. Finally! A cookbook that truly understands the way your life works. Easy Meals is an essential kitchen companion. Chapter breakdown; Store Cupboard Cooking All in One Pot Fast and Fabulous Take 5 ingredients or less No Cook Cooking Quick Extras and Sides Recipes include; One-pot lamb biryani Turkey breast with honey, thyme and cream Spiced Pilau rice with chicken Pork, chorizo, haricot beans and red wine Thai Mussels Chunky chowder with potatoes and bacon Taragon chicken and lemon pasta with creme fraiche Chickpea and aubergine salad Fishcakes Chinese braised beef with pak choy Chicken with yoghurt and a carrot and apple salad Lentil and sausages Cardamom and orange Semifreddo Chocolate Bread and butter pudding Quick fruit brulee Lemon posset


Reviews for Previous Titles 'Fancy a casual supper with your family or a big feast to mark a special occasion? TV cook Rachel Allen has a recipe to suit. She takes you from preparation to table with minimum fuss, plenty of tips and menu ideas for dinners, brunches and lunches, cocktails and desserts.
Waitrose Kitchen

'A natural TV chef: relaxed, articulate and knowledgeable'
Sunday Times

'With her finely-etched patrician features and delicious recipes, Rachel manages to do what the buxom Nigella Lawson never could. She makes us believe we can do what she does!'
Irish Post

'We're big fans of Rachel Allen here at Delicious.'
Delicious Magazine

'Food for real people'
Irish Examiner

'The book I've taken to most this season is by the Irish Nigella (except prettier, blonde and a better cook), Rachel Allen. Her BAKE is simply and engagingly written: one irresistible thing after another'
Melanie McDonagh, Evening Standard

'As wholesome and attractive as its charming author, (!) it is well thought out and accessibly written, with the emphasis on relaxed family meals. (!) Ideal for anyone who needs to cook on a regular basis but hasn't much experience.'
Sunday Telegraph on Homecooking

About the Author

Rachel Allen

Bestselling cookery writer Rachel Allen was brought up in Dublin and studied at the prestigious Ballymaloe Cookery School. Today, Rachel is an international TV chef and a frequent guest on BBC's Saturday Kitchen; she is also a journalist, mother and a teacher at Ballymaloe. Easy Meals is Rachel's eighth cookery book.

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Publication date

8th September 2011


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Collins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers


352 pages


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