Rachel Roddy

Rachel Roddy

Food writer and blogger

https://racheleats.wordpress.com
Rachel Roddy is a food writer and blogger from London based in Rome. She is a regular contributor to The Guardian and has written for the The Financial Times, Food52, Food and Wine, The Specator, The Telegraph and Olive Magazine. Her first book Five Quarters; Recipes and Notes from a Kitchen in Rome was published in June 2105. She is now working on her second book.

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Rachel's favorite cookbooks

Italian Food

Italian Food

Elizabeth David

There are several passages of writing I turn to again and again in this book: the chapter about Italian measurements, the caramel oranges, fish markets, cheeses it is a food writing touchstone. Also a dozen or so favourite recipes.

Nose to Tail Eating

Nose to Tail Eating

Fergus Henderson

The English cook book which is most at home in my Roman kitchen. I have made most things in it. Also his short, often witty head notes are constant source of inspiration as a writer.

The Food of Italy

The Food of Italy

Claudia Roden

I am a great fan of Claudia Roden's writing and recipes, this is the book I use most as I write (mostly) about Italian food.

Real Cooking

Real Cooking

Nigel Slater

My favourite of his books (and I think I have all of them bar the last three), used all the time and loved.