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Easy Comfort Food

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Puddlelane Thu 16-May-13 12:49:03

Im feeling a bit down in the dumps and wanted to cheer myself up with some nice comfort food.

What are your favourites?

lilolilmanchester Thu 16-May-13 16:44:18

sorry you're feeling down.... this "magic chocolate pudding" is dead simple and very comforting.... looks crap when you put it in the dish but it creates a chocolate fudge- like cake in a sauce when it bakes

JiltedJohnsJulie Thu 16-May-13 17:09:25

Mine has to be a chip and mushy pea sandwich. Perhaps not quite what you are after grin

Wallison Thu 16-May-13 17:17:53

Cook yellow lentils. While they're doing, put your feet up with a cup of tea then towards the end of the cooking time, fry an onion then add curry leaves, cumin, chilli and mustard seeds. Add to the cooked lentils, then add coconut milk and cook for another couple of minutes. Tastes utterly indulgent and creamy. We eat it loads in winter.

Xiaoxiong Thu 16-May-13 18:00:00

Sausage and mash with thick onion gravy done in the oven.

Keema muttar (curry lamb mince with peas)

A big bowl of white rice, spinach and butter stirred through, topped with chili garlic sauce.

Yes to dhal.

Heinz tomato soup and a cheese toastie.

Big baked potato with cheese and coleslaw.

Rice pudding - just bung it in the oven and ignore iy, then go back later to creamy, comforting gorgeousness.

Microwave treacle sponge.

Bowl of pasta pesto with extra parmesan.

Yorkshire puddings and jam.

BikeRunSki Thu 16-May-13 18:07:12

Fish finger sandwich, thick white bread, loads of Mayo, smidge of tommy k.

PlentyOfPubeGardens Thu 16-May-13 18:08:44

Bacon and eggs on an open sandwich

jam doughnuts

porridge with brown sugar and cream

thick lentil soup

peanut butter on toast


pregnantpause Fri 17-May-13 19:19:17

Fresh homemade egg mayo sandwiches. Heaven.

Or poached egg on super noodles (peversly chicken flavour)

pasta (caesarce is my favourite shape) with and onion and garlic cream based sauce.

Fish finger sandwiches

Leftover roast lamb and roast veg mixed into cous cous.

asparagus dipped in boiled egg.

SisterMatic Fri 17-May-13 19:36:45

Eggy bread
Chicken nugget and cheese butty
A nice bowl of steaming hot Scouse.

Nervousfirsttimer Fri 17-May-13 19:38:01

Mac and cheese! The end!

JiltedJohnsJulie Fri 17-May-13 21:58:32

puddle what did you have in the end. This thread is great, its really interesting to see what people have ad their comfort food.

Puddlelane Sat 18-May-13 00:04:05

I had Bikerun's Fishfinger buttie- haddock fish fingers on ketchup smeared bloomer seasoned with salt and vinegar.
I'm making the Dahl mentioned soon too.
Thank you for the great suggestions, things I had completely forgotten about like rice pudding for example

juneybean Sat 18-May-13 00:06:19

Corned Beef Hash

JiltedJohnsJulie Sat 18-May-13 08:56:45

Oh yum juney.

MERLYPUSS Sun 19-May-13 20:02:01

Thick toast and butter
Dall with frozen chapatis
microwave sponge and cream
Jacket spud with cheese, white pepper and butter
Chip butty
White chocolate buttons from the freezer. Once they've lost their snap they're not as nice.

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