“This is comfort food in my eyes. There is a wonderful satisfying, addictive quality about it. A simple meal, with masses of fibre and – most importantly of all – masses of flavour.”
Not only delicious, Tom Kerridge’s sumptuous lamb shank hot pot is full of nutritional goodness too.
Made with roasted tomatoes, buttery chicken and silky soft mushroom, this chicken tarragon cassoulet is the definition of home comfort.
This comforting pasta bake is easy to prepare and always popular. It also comes with the added advantage that it can be prepared in advance, ready to bake and serve when required.
Featuring flavours from across the world, James Martin’s teriyaki mushroom risotto with red mullet and lime leaf foam is posh comfort food that packs a punch.
Fresh from the ovens of Lisbon, Nuno Mendes shares his secrets for comforting custard-dripping doughnuts.
Who said comfort food couldn’t be vegan? This butternut squash and sage macaroni is a shining example of slow-cooked heaven.
Gill Meller’s roast parsnips with blackberries, honey chicory & rye flakes is a tray sent straight from heaven.
Special occasions call for a bubbling bowl of Omar Allibhoy’s lobster and saffron pasta stew.
Expert chocolatier William Curley shares his melt-in-the-mouth recipe for heavenly hazelnut rocher.
Pack in the veggies and try Julie Montagu’s Thai coconut noodle bowl with pak choi and mushrooms
Ideal for a wintery feast, the hazelnut oil in this dressing intensifies the nutty taste and moistens the vegetables.
Gill Meller, chef and award-winning food author shares his recipe for a bowl of comforting hot crab soup.
This is the perfect salad, not pretentious in any way – just amazing ingredients put together to create a great supper dish or light lunch.
Bursting with fresh flavour and crunch, Peter Gordon shares the recipe for roast parsnips and celeriac, with smoky apple compote, haloumi and pistachios.
Le Cordon Bleu trained cook and baker, Linda Collister’s rich brownies are studded with juicy raspberries, crunchy nuts and white chocolate pieces – conjuring a triple chocolate treat that’s perfect for a little naughty decadence.
Trine Hahnemann serves up a taste of Copenhagen with these fluffy cardamom buns.
Michelin-starred chef Nathan Outlaw’s sticky toffee pudding is comfort food at its most indulgent
This speciality comes mainly from Cremona in Lombardy, and it offers a union of sweet and savoury which is unique in Italian gastronomy.
Who ate all the pies? You, probably – this sweet potato pie recipe from MYPIE is utterly scrumptious.