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Soup Broth Bread

Soup Broth Bread


Cook up warm, comforting dishes this winter with Rachel Allen's timeless collection of soups, breads, garnishes, stocks and much more


'Proof that soups are not just for winter. Bright, zesty and fresh. Comforting like Rachel herself' NADIYA HUSSAIN
'Warm, nourishing dishes with a twist' SUNDAY TIMES

In this love-letter to the world's most ubiquitous dish, acclaimed TV chef, cookery writer and renowned teacher, Rachel Allen, explores everything soup has to offer.

Whether as a starter or main dish, a quick fix or a leisurely indulgence, to nourish a cold or heal a broken heart, or to feed yourself, your family or a crowd of friends, there is a soup for every occasion.

With Rachel's expert guidance you can learn the classics and then expand your horizons, with delicious, achievable, heart-warming recipes you'll turn to time and time again, including . . .

· Carrot and Harissa Soup with Za'atar Croutons
· Nordic Salmon and Dill Soup
· Pork and Fennel Meatball Soup

· Chunky Chickpea and Chorizo Broth
· Japanese Chicken and Udon Noodle Broth
· Lamb and Pearl Barley Broth

· Cheesy Tear and Share Swirls
· Guinness Bread
· Blue Cheese and Walnut Bread

Rachel also shares easy recipes for fresh homemade breads, as well as clever garnishes, essential stocks, and a wealth of tips on equipment, batch-cooking, freezing, and presentation.

Just as every cook needs good soup in their repertoire, this book will be a must-have source of inspiration for every kitchen shelf.

'You can always trust Rachel Allen to deliver recipes that taste as good as they look' Good Housekeeping


  • Proof that soups are not just for winter. Bright, zesty and fresh. Comforting like Rachel herself
    Nadiya Hussain

About the author

Rachel Allen

Rachel Allen is a bestselling cookery writer, TV chef and celebrated teacher at the world-famous Ballymaloe Cookery School in County Cork, Ireland.

Raised in Dublin, Rachel began her studies at Ballymaloe at the age of 18, remaining on after graduation to cook at the Ballymaloe House Hotel and Restaurant. She then set off to travel and cook her way around the world, returning afterwards to Ballymaloe to work at the cookery school. It was there she found her passion for teaching, where she continues to lecture to this day.

Rachel is a popular figure in the culinary world, with an international audience for her bestselling cookery books and food writing, her live demonstrations, and her much-loved television programmes. Rachel's hugely successful cookbooks (14 in total) and accompanying TV series include Rachel's Favourite Food, Bake, Easy Meals, Cake, Rachel's Everyday Kitchen and All Things Sweet. Her books have sold over 1 million copies worldwide, and her series for RTE and the BBC have been broadcast in 30 countries. Additionally, Rachel was co-host of Good Food Channel's Market Kitchen, has appeared on BBC's Saturday Kitchen, and currently co-hosts RTE's The Restaurant with Marco Pierre White. Rachel has been a guest on multiple international programmes, including NBC's Today.

Rachel has had work published in numerous magazines and newspapers including the Irish Mail on Sunday, the Sunday Tribune, Delicious, Olive, BBC Good Food and Food & Wine Magazine, and she currently writes a weekly food column for the Irish Sunday Independent.

Rachel lives in a beautiful home overlooking the sea in Shanagarry, near Ballymaloe in County Cork, with her husband, Isaac, and their three children.
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