Rachel Allen: Easy Meals Book Signing Tomorrow

Rachel Allen Easy MealsRachel Allen, yes her off the telly will be signing copies of her new book in Eason’s, O’Connell St, Dublin at 12 midday, (October 1st). I wonder if I’d be able to cook a one pot biryani?

Here’s the blurb about the book..

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.

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 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.

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 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

Lemon posset