Comfort food

Short days and cold, dark nights call for one thing and one thing only – comfort food. Our warming, indulgent dishes include pies, pasta and classic British puddings.

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Chicken jalfrezi pie with lime pickle pastry

Chicken pie recipes

Chicken jalfrezi pie with lime pickle pastry

What happens when curry meats pie? Behold, our chicken jalfrezi pie. It holds together complex spicing...

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Tahini, brown butter and sea salt blondies

Afternoon tea recipes

Tahini, brown butter and sea salt blondies

A more-ish recipe to add to your baking repertoire, these sea salt blondies are made...

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Fennel, taleggio, potato, parmesan and thyme gratin

Gratin recipes

Fennel, taleggio, potato, parmesan and thyme gratin

You’re never going to stray far wrong with a bubbling, oozy potato and cheese gratin....

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Beef bourguignon pies

Pie recipes

Beef bourguignon pies

These beef bourguignon pies by Georgina Hayden are the perfect comfort food when there’s a...

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Barbecue spiced beef stew with cheesy scone topping

Slow cooker beef recipes

Barbecue spiced beef stew with cheesy scone topping

A comforting, slow-cooked barbecue beef stew with a buttermilk and cheddar scone topping. Like when...

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Philly cheesesteak toastie

Toastie recipes

Philly cheesesteak toastie

Try our toastie version of this American classic: the Philly cheesesteak. Sweet fried onions, stringy...

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Mushroom welsh rarebit toastie with a fried egg

Comfort food

Mushroom welsh rarebit toastie with a fried egg

We’ve put an updated twist on Welsh rarebit with this mushroom, tarragon and fried egg...

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Normandy-style pork and cider casserole

Casserole recipes

Normandy-style pork and cider casserole

Nothing beats a hearty, slow-cooked casserole during the chilly winter months. We vow our pork...

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Stilton and watercress chicken kiev

Comfort food

Stilton and watercress chicken kiev

Our recipe for golden, crispy chicken kievs packs in the flavour by combining stilton, watercress...

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Toffee apple sticky 
toffee pudding

Halloween recipes

Toffee apple sticky 
toffee pudding

Round off a sumptious Sunday roast with this twist on a classic sticky toffee pudding....

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Sharing pan brownie with white chocolate Lindors

Brownie recipes

Sharing pan brownie with white chocolate Lindors

A rich and gooey chocolate one-pan brownie is studded with white chocolate Lindor balls and...

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Stuffed bacon and cheese jackets

Potato recipes

Stuffed bacon and cheese jackets

These loaded jacket potato skins combine cream cheese, cheddar, crispy bacon and a hint of...

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Cheesy quesadillas with tomato, red pepper and avocado salsa

Friday night dinners

Cheesy quesadillas with tomato, red pepper and avocado...

These quick quesadillas make a cracking crowdpleaser and only take half an hour to make.

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Merguez sausage, roast potato and aïoli baguettes

Comfort food

Merguez sausage, roast potato and aïoli baguettes

Henry Harris stuffs warm baguettes with Merguez sausages, crispy duck fat roast potatoes and a...

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Nachos with pulled pork and sweetcorn salsa

Comfort food

Nachos with pulled pork and sweetcorn salsa

Top nachos with soft and succulent pulled pork and a sweet and zingy sweetcorn salsa...

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Martine’s homemade chips

Chip recipes

Martine’s homemade chips

delicious. art editor Martine Tinney’s favourite food memory is her nan’s homemade chips. Best doused...

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Sun-dried tomato and goat’s cheese dauphinois potatoes

Comfort food

Sun-dried tomato and goat’s cheese dauphinois potatoes

We’ve given dauphinoise potatoes a dreamy makeover. Thinly sliced potatoes are slow cooked in a...

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Oven-roasted chicken satay

Comfort food

Oven-roasted chicken satay

”This easy midweek dinner has all the flavours of satay, minus the hassle of using...

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Baked smoky meatballs

Comfort food

Baked smoky meatballs

”Whether they’re piled on top of spaghetti, wrapped in a sub or, like these, served...

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Classic French beef daube

Comfort food

Classic French beef daube

”This dish never disappoints. It’s the ultimate comfort food for a cold winter’s night.” –...

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Warm Nutella puddings with chocolate caramel

Comfort food

Warm Nutella puddings with chocolate caramel

“This is the easiest pud in the world. I’ve added a warm chocolate caramel for...

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Braised leek and cheddar rarebit

Comfort food

Braised leek and cheddar rarebit

Everything is better with a fried egg on it – right? Try this decadent twist...

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Sausages with aligot (garlic cheese mash)

Mash recipes

Sausages with aligot (garlic cheese mash)

Bangers and mash always hits the spot, and we’ve taken this classic combo to the...

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Braised beef in ale with mustard scone topping

Stews, casseroles, pot-roasts and slow-roasts

Braised beef in ale with mustard scone topping

”Beef slowly braised in ale is one of those warming dishes that never fails to...

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