In this 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.
Easy Meals contains 180 family friendly recipes for any night of the week. And even better, as well as being mouth-wateringly delicious they are simple enough for even the most novice of cooks.
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.
Store Cupboard Cooking
All in One Pot
Fast and Fabulous
Take 5 ingredients or less
No Cook Cooking
Quick Extras and Sides
One-pot lamb biryani
Turkey breast with honey, thyme and cream
Spiced Pilau rice with chicken
Pork, chorizo, haricot beans and red wine
Chunky chowder with potatoes and bacon
Taragon chicken and lemon pasta with crème fraiche
Chickpea and aubergine salad
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
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 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, 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
Reviews for ‘Easy Meals’
“The verdict: You can always trust Rachel Allen to deliver recipes that taste as good as they look, and her latest book is no exception. This book tackles quick and easy family cooking with realism, inspiration and style.” Good Housekeeping
Really pleased with the book. Did worry once I clicked to download due to the price but completely happy! Would recommend it to anyone, cook or no cook.