Great success demands the sacrifice of little comforts and conveniences. Rachel Khoo also gave up her job of the public relation in London to pursue her cooking training in France and finally landed up being the renowned chef of Britain. She is an author of various cookbooks like Barres a Cereales and The Little Parish Kitchen. The British cook is also famous as the host of BBC 2 cookery show entitled The Little Parish Kitchen.
Married To Swedish Husband, Welcomes A Baby Boy
The Little Paris Kitchen host Rachel Khoo is married to a Swedish man named Robert. She tied her marital knot with him in 2015. The ceremony was low-key and away from the limelight. She is tight-lipped regarding her personal life and barely opens up about her mystery husband.
In an interview with You magazine in July 2018, she has mentioned that she welcomed her baby boy with her Swedish husband in 2017. She lives with her cute little family in a small city called Stockholm in Sweden. The British cook lives a private life with her partner in a flat there.
Family Life: Immigrant Parents Against Her Pastry Training In France
Rachel was raised in London along with her younger brother named Michael. Her parents were the Chinese immigrant to Malaysia. Her Malaysian Chinese father emigrated to the United Kingdom from Ipoh at the age of sixteen in 1968. Her mother is an Australian native who met her husband in Croydon. She welcomed her children there.
Rachel lived with her family members in Munich, Germany for four years. Her father’s job in IT Company forced her family to move there. They later returned to England when she was sixteen years of age.
Her parents were not delighted about her decision to sign up for Le Cordon Bleu IN Paris. They thought she was mad for quitting a good job in London for some cake making a course in France. However, the people at her work were very jealous as they thought that going to Paris to bake a cake is amazing.
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After moving to France, the Le Cordon Bleu-trained pâtissière authored her cookbook, The Little Paris Kitchen. She then traveled a journey towards Stockholm, Sweden and published her sixth cookbook, The Little Swedish Kitchen. Rachel decided to write something new on her Swedish cookbook and penned her story towards the approach of food. Throughout her adventure in Sweden, she learned Swedish language and soaked herself into a Swedish lifestyle.
The Central St Martins art and design graduate states that she moved to Paris for the affection towards cake and Sweden for the love of man. She enjoyed discovering the new culture through food and loved to talk about foods with the people. For her book, she approached towards her Swedish family and friends for the recipes and explored the home-cooked menu. She often comes to London and spends her time at her family house in the South of Sweden in the countryside.
How Does Rachel Summon Her Net Worth?
Rachel Khoo has been deriving her net worth from her career as a cook. She has also amassed her wealth as an author of world-renowned cookbooks. Rachel also has been acquiring her fortunes as a host of cookery show on BBC.
During the initial phase of her career, Rachel worked in public relation for the Thomas Pink for two years. She quit her job and went to Paris to get a three-month patisserie course in 2006. After completing her course, she worked in a local store as a pastry chef. As per totaljobs.com, the average salary of cook jobs is £18,579. In June 2018, it fell by 19%. She might have earned more than average because of her experience and training.
Rachel Kloo poses with her cake (Photo: food52.com)
After gaining enough experience in cooking, she later authored various cookbooks like Barres à céréales, Granola et Muesli faites Maison, and Pâtes à tartiner. Her books were translated into multiple languages and sold worldwide. Her book Rachel Khoo’s Kitchen Notebook costs up to 22.7 pounds as per Amazon.
Rachel is an owner of £535,000 one-bed Victorian garden flat which is 560-square-foot. In August 2018, Rachel rendered her apartment vivid and changed the interior design with a small budget of £150,000 in a cost-effectively way. She switched her bathroom and created a large area for the kitchen and living space. In her re-design, she filled the classic tiles with blue paint and changed the design of her living room, kitchen, studio, and bathroom.
Rachel Khoo was born on 28 August 1980 in Croydon, South London, England. She holds an English nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. She has decent height and appropriate body measurements.
She has also attended a primary school in Bromley. She later received a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts & Design from Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design. The British cook later received a pastry diploma from Le Cordon Bleu.