It’s no secret that we feel anxious and stressed about what’s happening in the world right now. You may have used this time to catch up on chores and personal admin, or you’ve been juggling work and homeschooling. Either way, you need to eat, so we’ve found a few warming dishes that are the equivalent of a much-needed hug… because we know you need it. Here are 11 comforting recipes you deserve to try right now.
Bored of eating beans on toast? Try this American classic.
This comforting recipe of tagliatelle with pesto and courgettes is the classic ‘Pesto Pasta’ with a twist. Ready in less than 15 minutes!
A rich, warming beef casserole recipe that can be prepared ahead of time or frozen.
Is there any dessert more satisfying than a great banoffee pie? It’s a great way to use up bananas you’ve got lingering in the kitchen (if you haven’t used them all on banana bread). The fruit contains serotonin as well as potassium and vitamin B6 to keep you feeling happy and healthy.
What’s more warming on a chilly evening than a lovely stew? This lamb recipe is bursting with flavours that will really warm you up when the weather is frightful. With plenty of spice and a lovely fruity element, we guarantee you’ll want to make this dish again and again.
Perk up your pork with this tasty Parmesan pork crust. Plus, it comes with delicious and warming paprika sweet potato wedges on the side.
This easy-to-make chocolate cake recipe is so moist and moreish that you’ll want it all to yourself.
What do you get when you combine Jamie Oliver with pasta? A winning recipe!
Is there anything more comforting than a sticky toffee pudding? A chocolate sticky toffee pudding.
If you’re after a super healthy dinner recipe that doesn’t compromise on flavour, give this delicious coconut lamb with cauliflower rice recipe a try. We’ve switched up your usual rice for a healthy cauliflower version to make it much lower in calories, but at the moment, who’s counting?
Compiled by Food and Decor Editor, Claire Badenhorst