Recipes from Comfort

Comfort Cookbook

Comfort food is enjoying a renaissance as people start to shy away from elimination diets and “clean eating” and embrace the balance of nourishing homemade meals. With the concept of hygge emphasizing the importance of enjoying the sensual, warming things in life, cosy cooking has taken on a new life. John’s collection of enticing recipes will have you cooking up a comforting feast in the kitchen.

A champion of comfort food, John Whaite celebrates the simple pleasure of cooking and eating without feeling guilty. Chapters are divided by comfort cravings and include Something Crunchy; Something Spicy; Something Pillowy; Something Cheesy and, of course, Something Sweet. Recipes include Breakfast Ramen, Crab & Sriracha Mac’n’Cheese, Lemon & Pea Barley Risotto, Peanut Butter Brownies, and Cinnamon Knots. This is comfort food cranked up a notch!

A bowl of devil's curry--chunks of chicken thighs, potatoes, and curry paste with naan bread on the side

Devil’s Curry

Don’t let the name of this Malaysian classic terrify you. Whether you love sweat-inducing, throat-tickling, gasping-for-water heat or prefer something milder, you’ll find what you want here, tailoring the chiles to whatever your fancy.

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Glass jar of pumpkin seed pesto, nearby the lid and a spoon with pesto

Pumpkin Seed Pesto

Calling all pesto lovers! This variation on the classic is unconventionally unique and every bit as much a keeper as the familiar rendition with pricey pine nuts.

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