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Bestselling author and Irish TV chef Rachel Allen is back with a deliciously tempting collection of treats!

We all need to treat ourselves from time to time. Whether it’s a show-stopping dessert to impress friends, a simple pick-me-up after a long day or a surprisingly healthy snack that the whole family can enjoy, Rachel’s All Things Sweet will satisfy even the sweetest sweet tooth.

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Taking a break from wholesome, nutritious food, indulge in the sublime pleasure of 
churros and doughnuts.

Doughnuts are pure, unadulterated pleasure. Deep fried and covered in sugar, this is not a diet, fat-free option. Yet, just every so often, there is nothing as good as the sweetly crisp crunch and warmly yielding centre of a fresh, home-made doughnut.

The first time I had churros con chocolate was in Barcelona as a 16-year-old exchange student. I remember one night we were allowed to go in to town to the disco - quite a thrilling moment 
for me back then!

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My New Book "All Things Sweet" will be published by Harper NonFiction on 28th August 2014!

100 deliciously sweet recipes for every occasion.

We all need to treat ourselves from time to time. Whether it’s a showstopping dessert to impress friends, a simple pick-me-up after a long day or a surprisingly healthy snack that the whole family can enjoy, Rachel’s All Things Sweet will satisfy even the sweetest sweet tooth.

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As a child I started a love affair with strawberries. Here are some of my favourite recipes using the queen of fruit.

When asked which foods I loved as a child, I don't have to think twice: roast chicken, mashed potatoes and peas. And strawberries. Loads of them.

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