Episode 56: Rachel Khoo: TV chef and cookbook author

My guest today is Rachel Khoo

Rachel is a British cook, writer and broadcaster. She rose to fame in 2012 when she published The Little Paris Kitchen. Later, The Little Paris Kitchen: Cooking with Rachel Khoo, was commissioned as her first TV series with the BBC.

The book became a best seller, millions of people watched her on TV and the rest as they say,  is history. Rachel has gone on to write many more books with her 6th book – The little Swedish Kitchen having just come out. She has presented and created many more TV series and she is firmly on the map as a well known TV personality. 

As if that weren’t enough, Rachel is also the founder and editor-in-chief of online lifestyle magazine Khoollect.

Rachel describes herself as a food creative with a fresh approach to all things edible.  

Rachel’s Desert Island Dishes:

1.    Sunday roast, chicken congee, packets of crème caramel

2.    Gingerbread cookies

3.    Wantan Mee from Malaysia 

4.    Toasted brioche fried in butter with crème fraiche, finely chopped red onion, chives and caviar 

5.    Fridge forage – more often than not a pasta dish

6.    Swedish crayfish party

7.    Dim Sum feast 

Favourite ever cookbook: French Provincial Kitchen by Elizabeth David 

Rachel is every bit as lovely as you think and hope she might be and so passionate about food. There is loads of delicious inspiration in this one so definitely give it a listen and let us know what you think!

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Rachel Khoo: TV chef and cookbook author – Margie Nomura


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