Comfort: food to soothe the soul
By John Whaite
Comfort food is enjoying a renaissance as people start to shy away from exclusion diets and `clean eating' and embrace the balance of nourishing homemade meals.
Comfort food is enjoying a renaissance as people start to shy away from exclusion diets and `clean eating' and embrace the balance of nourishing homemade meals. With the concept of hygge emphasising 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, Devil Curry, Crab & Sriracha Mac'n'Cheese, Lemon & Pea Barley Risotto, Peanut Butter Brownies and Cinnamon Knots.
John Whaite won the third series of The Great British Bake Off. He studied at the Le Cordon Bleu, though his love of food came from learning at his mother's knee. He is resident chef on ITV's Lorraine and presenter of ITV's Chopping Block. He has his own cookery school, John Whaite's Kitchen. This is his fourth book.
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05 Oct 2017
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Entertaining, informative [and] gets the gastric juices flowing.' — Financial Times
The pared-back approach certainly doesn't imply any constraints on his creativity. — Nigella Lawson
It deserves to become a classic. — The Independent
Alluring, want-to-cook-now recipes... a very satisfying, thorough book. — Daily Mail