Tag Archives: comfort food

American chicken chop suey

Chop suey, the stalwart of the Chinese takeaway, is not something you will find in the domestic kitchens of China but rather an American-Chinese dish of origin unknown. Not to be confused with chow mein, a noodle dish, or American chop suey, a pasta dish, chicken chop suey is served with rice. A stir fry… Read More »

Easy Steak and Ale Pie

In the UK at this time of year, it can be as difficult to decide what to eat as to what to wear. With snow one minute and sunshine the next at least one thing can be certain; it is not time to pack away the comfort foods just yet. Our easy steak and ale… Read More »

Make hot chocolate – 3 festive recipes

I can remember, before there was countless cups of tea drank per day, before dependence on coffee by 9am, there was hot chocolate. Hot chocolate is warming and nostalgic, hot chocolate is there for you, hot chocolate won’t make you feel anxious if you drink too much. When we were children, we would hope, pray,… Read More »

Easy Chicken Parmesan Bake

As November shudders into December and brings with it many moments of festive mayhem, we want to eat something comforting at the end of a long day. I have yet to meet the person who dislikes Chicken Parmesan so felt that this may be a dish worthy of your winter blues repertoire. Chicken Parmesan, or… Read More »

Proper Belgian Liege waffles

These waffles originate from the city of Liege in Eastern Belgium. A little smaller than the Brussels version, they are characteristically sweeter and chewier. Typically sold by street vendors in many European countries, flavoured with vanilla or cinnamon, these dense and rich waffles are often eaten on the go. Liege waffles are usually made with… Read More »