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  • Classic bread & butter pudding served in a baking dish

    Classic bread & butter pudding

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.10 ratings

    Cook this bread and butter pudding in a water bath for a gorgeous soft and creamy texture that contrasts wonderfully with the caramelised crust

  • Sticky ginger parkin served in a skillet

    Sticky ginger skillet parkin

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.10 ratings

    Try this one-pan pud/cake hybrid as an easy dessert for Bonfire Night, Halloween or cooler nights. Served straight from the oven, it’s perfect with custard

  • Next level fish and chips served in newspaper

    Classic fish & chips

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.23 ratings

    Skip the takeaway, and spend a little effort perfecting fish & chips at home – you'll be rewarded with crisp, deeply golden fish and moreish chips

  • Cottage pie in a rectangular dish with portion taken out

    Cottage pie

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.924 ratings

    Make our classic meat and potato pie for a comforting dinner. This great-value family favourite freezes beautifully and is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser

  • A casserole dish serving mac 'n' cheese with Marmite

    Next level mac 'n' cheese

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.55 ratings

    Make this granddaddy of pasta bakes with the salty tang of yeast extract, plus mustard and evaporated milk. This is macaroni cheese with added oomph

  • Hunter's chicken served in slices with vegetables

    Hunter’s chicken

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.44 ratings

    What could be more comforting than chicken breasts wrapped in bacon with BBQ sauce and cheese? Serve this easy chicken dish with mash or roast potatoes

  • Steak & chips pie in a dish

    Steak & chips pie

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.7 ratings

    Combine steak, chips, red wine gravy and wild mushrooms, then wrap it all up in a pie crust to enjoy one of the best mash-ups we’ve ever come up with

  • The big double cheeseburger & secret sauce served with fries

    The ultimate beef burger

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.33 ratings

    Forget the takeaway and make these double decker homemade cheeseburgers. With gherkins, crisp lettuce and a secret sauce, they take some beating

  • Slow cooker pork casserole served in a bowl

    Slow cooker pork casserole

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.107 ratings

    Cosy up on cold nights with our comforting slow cooker pork casserole. Chopped apples would make a great addition – add them in the final hour of cooking

  • A pie dish serving a pear & berry pie

    Pear & berry pie

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Combine two classic sweets – poached pears and a fruit pie – to make this stunning dessert with a decorative top to impress your dinner guests

  • Steak & ale pie served in a pie dish with a slice cut out

    Next level steak & ale pie

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.51 ratings

    Discover the secret ingredients that take the humble steak and ale pie to new levels. But, be warned: one slice just won't be enough

  • Chocolate chip banana bread cut into slices

    Chocolate chip banana bread

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.27 ratings

    Rustle up a moreish chocolate chip banana bread – it’s a great way to use up ripe bananas that are lingering in the fruit bowl

  • Smoky spiced veggie rice served on a plate

    Smoky spiced veggie rice

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.26 ratings

    Try this vegan take on a jambalaya, full of fiery and smoky flavours and bursting with vegetables. It's healthy, low in fat and calories, yet big on flavour

  • Lamb & dauphinoise hotpot

    Lamb & dauphinoise hotpot

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Savour every mouthful of this rich, comforting pie with red wine gravy and potato topping

  • Cheese and potato pie with slice cut out

    Cheese and potato pie

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.22 ratings

    Inspired by the apres-ski classic tartiflette, this creamy cheese and potato pie combines a cheesy fondue centre with sliced potatoes and crisp puff pastry.

  • Coconut, rum & raisin rice pudding in a bowl

    Coconut, rum & raisin rice pudding

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.14 ratings

    Toast rice in brown butter, cook in coconut cream and lace with rum and raisin syrup to make this rice pudding. It's a world away from school-dinner versions

  • Treacle apple pudding

    Treacle apple pudding

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.16 ratings

    Using fruit purée instead of butter means you can enjoy a comforting steamed sponge pud with less fat - serve with skinny custard

  • Cheesy leek & bacon pasta

    Cheesy leek & bacon pasta

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.98 ratings

    A creamy and comforting quick pasta recipe, ideal for when you're short on time

  • Masala chicken pie

    Masala chicken pie

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.41 ratings

    A Bombay potato-topped coconut curry bake that's healthy and low-fat. Snuggle up with some nutritious comfort food

  • Four chicken & leek pot pies with shortcrust pastry

    Chicken & leek mini pies

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    Individual shortcrust pastry pies with chicken in a cheese, leek and chive sauce. Comfort food at its best.

  • Pear & hazelnut clafoutis served in a dish

    Pear & hazelnut clafoutis

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.5 ratings

    Combine the flavours of pear and hazelnut to make this stunning dessert. Make sure to serve the clafoutis warm – and don't forget the cream or crème fraîche

  • Satay chicken noodle soup with squash in a wok

    Satay chicken noodle soup with squash

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.19 ratings

    Serve this warming bowl of spicy, nourishing chicken noodle soup whenever you fancy some comfort food. You can make the base a day or two before serving