‘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
‘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.’ Evening Standard
‘A natural TV chef: relaxed, articulate and knowledgeable’. Sunday Times.
‘Food for real people’. Irish Examiner
'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
About the Author
Rachel Allen was brought up in Dublin and at the age of eighteen left to study at the prestigious Ballymaloe Cookery School. Today, she not only teaches at the school, she also writes regular features for national publications, presents highly acclaimed television programmes which have been broadcast internationally and in her spare time authors bestselling cookery books.