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What's your favourite simple comfort food?

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Bluesheep8 Sat 14-Oct-17 09:09:26

Just about to make myself crumpets with proper butter and homemade plum jam (can't take the credit for the jam, was a gift from a friend) What's your favourite simple/basic comfort food?

Ricekrispie22 Sat 14-Oct-17 09:19:36

Apple crumble and custard

Bluesheep8 Sat 14-Oct-17 09:52:32

Ooh lovely ricekrispie, that's pudding for tomorrow decided then!

AtleastitsnotMonday Sat 14-Oct-17 10:24:55

Cheese and ketchup toasties (done in sandwich toaster).
Can't remember when I last had one but they're good.

AndNoneForGretchenWieners Sat 14-Oct-17 10:27:32

Cheese and potato pie with a poached egg

catiinbo0ts Sat 14-Oct-17 10:29:28

Jacket potato with a fuckton of butter, grated mature cheese, salt and loads of pepper

LemonadeWithACherry Sat 14-Oct-17 11:01:59

What I'm making right now because I feel rough: porridge with cream and golden syrup. Reminds me of staying with my lovely Scottish gp's.

Bluesheep8 Sat 14-Oct-17 11:58:16

And beans on toast, with loads of Worcester sauce in, an obscene amount of butter on the toast and grated extra extra mature cheddar cheese on the top - beeeaut !!!

Fekko Sat 14-Oct-17 11:59:09

Rice pudding or macaroni cheese.

CountessofGrantham Sat 14-Oct-17 12:07:29

Cheesy marmite pasta. Pretty much as it says - pasta, marmite stirred in and then oodles of grated cheese. 😋

sureitsgrand Sat 14-Oct-17 12:09:08

A cheese sandwich on soda bread with real butter. Just about to eat one now. Cheese seems to be a common theme for alot of people!

Bluesheep8 Sat 14-Oct-17 12:11:36

Yes sureitsgrand, I was just thinking that a lot of our fave comfort food involves cheese...interesting

Seeyamonday Sat 14-Oct-17 12:13:47

Mince and my hubby's buttery smooth mashed potatoes.. Food of the Gods.

catiinbo0ts Sat 14-Oct-17 14:04:30

I see a carb theme here 🥔🥐🍞🥖

MessyBun247 Sat 14-Oct-17 14:09:00

White toast with proper butter.

Creamy mash with proper butter.

MiracleCure Sat 14-Oct-17 14:11:41

I had warm cherry pie for breakfast but also love cheese toasters, gnocchi with olive oil & cheese, noodle with egg chucked in... all very bland and beige!

Titsywoo Sat 14-Oct-17 14:15:28

I'm pretty sure carbs do something to set off happy hormones or whatever. Mine are:-

Cheese on toast with ketchup
Mash with pesto
Pesto pasta
(I really love pesto!)

When I do low carb I feel a bit depressed!

MotherofPearl Sat 14-Oct-17 19:10:05

Sometimes I take a portion of bolognaise sauce (must be homemade!) out of the freezer, defrost, heat up and scoff it covered in loads of grated cheese - with no pasta. blush

oldlaundbooth Sat 14-Oct-17 19:11:41

Rice pudding made with evaporated milk.

Cookingongas Sun 15-Oct-17 08:26:14

Mince and dumplings- suet dumplings are a comforting warming deliciousness that tragically seems to be falling out of favour. Rich savoury mince with a parsley dumpling dropped in and steamed till light and fluffly= heaven

PosieNarka Sun 15-Oct-17 17:48:58

Roast chicken with roast potatoes and parsnips etc (or roast beef with Yorkshire puddings)

Dauphinoise potatoes

Freshly baked bread with butter

Cheese & ham toastie

Apple (or rhubarb) crumble

NeonSun Mon 16-Oct-17 06:28:36

Different sandwiches, the most of all I adore the classic ones, I mean with ham/sausage and cheese smile
Also pan fried eggs, toast bread and spicy fried meat.

FlossieCharlieCat Mon 16-Oct-17 06:48:35

Cheese on toast with ketchup and a mug of tea smile

KittyLover91 Mon 16-Oct-17 16:15:54

Lasagna and cheesy garlic bread!

MusicToMyEars800 Mon 16-Oct-17 18:20:11

Mashed potato with a fried egg
Meatballs in tomato sauce with spaghetti
Cheese on toast
Marmite on toast with a cup of tea
Pasta and pesto
Carbonara

Titsy I looove pesto too grin

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