Our use of cookies

Some cookies are necessary for us to manage how our website behaves while other optional, or non-necessary, cookies help us to analyse website usage. You can Accept All or Reject All optional cookies or control individual cookie types below.

You can read more in our Cookie Notice


These cookies enable core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, but this may affect how the website functions.

Analytics & Tracking

Analytical cookies help us to improve our website by collecting and reporting information on its usage. This category also includes tracking code such as Facebook Pixel.

Third-Party Cookies

These cookies are set by a website other than the website you are visiting usually as a result of some embedded content such as a video, a social media share or a like button or a contact map

Rachel Khoo

The Khoo Times

Khoo Times

Daily Edition
Latest News

When you’re worried it’s all been done before and you don’t have anything original to bring to the table… 💡⁠

I’ve always said my cookbooks aren’t the definitive guide to other nation’s cuisines – they’re my take on it, an outsider’s perspective. I share what I’ve discovered about the food and culture and lifestyle, how I’ve made dishes my own, and how I cook them for my family and friends.⁠

And the funny thing is, although I mainly write for an UK audience, my cookbooks have been translated into their ‘home’ languages.⁠

The Little Paris Kitchen got translated into French, even though there are thousands of books on classic French cuisine, because people were curious about how la petite anglaise (‘little English woman’) might put a twist on things.⁠

And Swedes aren’t running out of cookbooks about Swedish food. But I guarantee there aren’t many written by a Brit with Austrian-Malaysian heritage who’s lived in London, Bavaria, and Paris and now calls Stockholm home.⁠

Ideas can be copied, and there’s always someone with more knowledge or experience, but your unique blend can only come from you: your background, past experience, connections and creative path 💡⁠

Do you ever struggle with this feeling?⁠

📸: @davidloftus #RachelKhoo #RKNews #CreativeTips #Creativity #CookbookAuthor #Paris #Stockholm #SwedishFood⁠

In other news