The Rachel Allen Episode

Ready, steady, cooooook!

This week we are delighted to be joined by best selling author and chef Rachel Allen. At 18 Rachel left Dublin to study at the world famous Ballymaloe Cookery School and the rest is history..or should that be her-story. Since then Rachel has gone on to create an incredible 19 best selling cookbooks and has appeared on TV and radio all over the world. Her latest offering, Soup. Broth. Bread was recently nominated for an Irish Book Award and is in shops now.

Rachel talked to us about meeting the Duke of Edinburgh, how she came to write her latest book, her love of butter plus she also gave us some valuable pearls of wisdom around managing cooking on Christmas Day and how to make stock - I mean, don’t say we don’t get the good stuff out of our guests! We loved it and we hope you do too. 

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Until next Thursday...stay safe!

Sonya and Brendan. 


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