The cooler months are the perfect time to indulge in your favourite comfort food. And whether your preference is sweet or savoury our recipes will keep you warm and satisfied.
Try the nourishing chicken noodle soup or for something heartier the slow cooked lamb shanks. And you can’t mention comfort food without a potato bake, macaroni and cheese or cauliflower and broccoli gratin.
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Slow-cooker pumpkin soup
Sweet pumpkin soup will warm your body & soul. Hot, creamy and hearty, this classic comfort food is delightfully fragrant after slow cooking all day.
Comfort food at its best – this rich and creamy stroganoff will have you coming back for seconds.
Chicken and leek pie
This pie is all about wholesome goodness.
Classic comfort food! This baked custard is so simple and delicious you’ll want to make it every night!
Mac and Cheese
The combination of hot, oozy, cheesy pasta and a crunchy toasted bread topping makes this recipe from The Australian Women’s Weekly’s ‘Food For The Soul’ cookbook the ultimate comfort food.
Pork and fennel sausage rolls
Flaky pastry and pork mince with fragrant fennel. Yes please!
Fettuccine carbonara is a comfort food classic with salty cured pancetta and a creamy sauce.
Quattro formaggio pizza
Pizza with four cheeses, enough said!
Wild mushroom risotto
This gorgeous vegetarian risotto uses a mix of dried and fresh mushrooms to create a dish rich in warm, earthy flavours.
Pork and veal lasagne with spinach
This delicious pork and veal lasagne is a healthy take on the classic Italian pasta dish. We’ve created a lighter, low GI version of the family favourite for those that are watching their weight.
Transport yourself back to those family dinners with a hearty beef and veg filling and a cheesy mashed potato topping.
Crunchy lemon, garlic and thyme pork schnitzels are a world away from the cheap, thin, cardboard served up in some establishments. Serve with a winter slaw on the side for added crunch.
Chilli con carne
This spicy Mexican stew is a real crowd-pleaser that everyone will love. Serve with rice, corn chips or on top of baked potatoes – just don’t forget the sour cream.
Pork and vegetable wonton soup
Baked chicken and mushroom pasta
Easy lamb and bean casserole
Broccoli and cauliflower cannelloni
The addition of lentils and tomatoes makes this vegetarian pasta bake a hearty, flavoursome family meal.
Chocolate fudge brownies
This classic dessert recipe is one that’ll never go out of style. There’s something so delicious about the crispy tops and edges and soft, fudgy centre of these brownies.
Chicken stroganoff with potato topping
Warm, flavoursome and tender chicken stroganoff with a creamy potato topping. A delicious meal the entire family will love!
Hearty minestrone with cheesy garlic bread
Banana maple pancakes
Spoil the family this weekend with these decadent banana maple pancakes.
Bangers & mash with red wine gravy
Bangers and mash is a classic in the pantheon of great British dishes. Red wine gravy, or straight onion gravy if you prefer, just makes the meal even better. Serve with peas for the full experience.
A delightfully buttery pastry crust encasing warm, cinnamon-stewed apples makes this classic dessert a favourite.
Creamy rice pudding with caramelised pears
Mini shepherd’s pies with cheesy potato topping
Try these traditional British cottage pies, topped with cheesy, creamy mashed potato and served in four individual ramekins. Great partnered with a rosemary salad.
A classic family favourite, this hearty and creamy potato and pancetta bake is beautiful served hot straight from the oven and is always a welcome side dish to a big dinner spread.
Slow-cooker lamb shanks
There’s a reason lamb shanks are among the best cuts of meat for your slow-cooker. There’s nothing like coming home to a perfectly tender lamb shank.
You’ll have everyone gobbling up this simple yet tantilising Italian classic. With tomato sauce, oregano, pasta and mince there is no going wrong with this flavour combination.
Bread and butter pudding with banana and almonds
Bread and butter pudding is as old as the hills and it’s great for using up stale bread. There are many different ways of making it. This recipe is a bit of a departure from the traditional, with the addition of bananas.
This dinner winner never fails to delight both young and old in the family.
Pork ribs with sticky barbecue sauce
The paprika in the barbecue sauce marinade adds a smokey edge to the recipe, and creates a golden char on the tender rib meat.
Classic chocolate self-saucing pudding
Rich and gooey, this self-saucing pudding is not for the faint-hearted. Balance out the intense chocolate flavours with a silky dollop of vanilla ice cream.
Chicken noodle soup
Wholesome and warming, this chicken noodle soup is the perfect comfort food for the cooler weather.
Chicken macaroni cheese
Transform this popular hunger fix into a main meal fit for any occasion with the injection of shredded chicken.