Occupation: Chef, food writer and broadcaster
Best known for: Her debut TV series ‘The Little Paris Kitchen’ in which she took viewers us from her own tiny kitchen in Paris to the capital’s timeless bistros.
Usually found: Discovering new recipes from around the world, developing new dishes and indulging her passion for illustration.
Fun fact: Rachel has written two cookery books published in French: Barres à céreales, muesli et granola maison (Homemade muesli bars, muesli and granola) and Pâtes à tartiner (Homemade spreads). Both of these have been translated into English – Rachel Khoo’s Muesli and Granola, and Rachel Khoo’s Sweet and Saveoury Pâtés.
Rachel is a graduate of Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design in London. It was her passion for patisserie that lured her to Paris, where she obtained a pastry diploma. She then put her skills to use at the delightful Paris culinary bookstore and tea salon, La Cocotte, where she catered for book launches and hosted cookery classes. She released My Little French Kitchen in September 2013, followed by a two-part series Rachel Khoo’s Kitchen Notebook: London and Rachel Khoo’s Kitchen Notebook: Cosmopolitan Cook. Rachel’s new book Rachel Khoo’s Kitchen Notebook, out 12 February 2015.
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To celebrate the release of her gorgeous new cookbook, Rachel Khoo’s Kitchen Notebook, we asked Rachel Khoo to take us on a tour of her personal cookbook collection. The first cookbook she ever bought, which cookbooks inspire her the most and which she would rescue in a house fire! Find those out and more here.
This fabulous dinner party menu from Rachel Khoo is oozing with festive style. Inspired by her love of simple yet elegant French food, this equisite menu is perfect for entertaining guests over the festive period.