Rachel Allen, Ireland’s best-loved cook, shares with you a collection of family favourites and tried-and-tested Irish classics chosen from her previous bestselling books. Also includes 30 brand new recipes.
‘This is a cookbook I have always wanted to write. It’s a collection of my very best family recipes, seriously comforting and nourishing food, all inspired by both traditional and modern Irish cooking.'
Rachel’s Irish Family Food contains 120 recipes that offer the best in both traditional and modern Irish cooking, from new twists on old classics to tried-and-tested recipes which are sure to become firm family favourites in your home.
Quick and simple dinners, big family feasts, sweet treats and celebration food; this is family cooking at its best. From homemade pork sausages with colcannon, chicken casserole with cheesy herb dumplings and Irish stew, to easy-to-cook seafood and traditional fish pie, as well as simple sweet and savoury breads and desserts such as porter cake and fruit crumbles.
From the plentiful Irish countryside to Rachel’s table and now to yours, Rachel’s Irish Family Food is full of hearty, comforting Irish classics.
Kinoith pork casserole
Crumbed bacon chops with sweet whiskey sauce
Irish coffee meringue roulade
Pea and spring onion champ
Dublin bay prawns with mayonnaise
Turkey and ham potato pie
Ballymaloe dressed crab
St Stephen’s Day muffins
Traditional herb stuffing
Brown soda bread
Reviews for Previous Titles
‘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
‘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
‘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
“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 on Easy Meals
“These fast and fuss-free recipes by Rachel Allen are all you need this winter.” Zest Magazine on Easy Meals
“There are 180 simple, tempting recipes in this everyday supper bible. We have a soft spot for the Chocolate, toffee and peanut squares.” Sainsbury’s Magazine on Easy Meals