A classic soup – superbly warming and satisfying for a wintry evening.
Delicious – what more can I say!
A rich & hearty cottage pie topped with fluffy sweet potato and a crispy herb & spicy breadcrumb.
A British classic perfect for a mid-week supper on a winters evening! Serve with mashed potato and roasted vegetables.
This has to be my favourite pizza – inspired by many trips on holiday with my husband to the Cinque Terre. Best washed down with an iced cold bottle of Birra Moretti!
Indulge in a jacket potato with a bubbling, golden-brown, cheesy Welsh rarebit topping – comfort food at it’s best!
The Scotch egg is a picnic favourite – these homemade favourites have been taken to the next level with a layer of fiery chorizo mixed in with the sausage meat that wraps the boiled eggs. Rolled in breadcrumbs and deep-fried till crisp, they also make a delicious starter, party snack or meal with a side salad.
This has to be the ultimate cauliflower cheese, it is rich, cheesy and bursting with flavour. An indulgent and extremely tasty – the perfect accompaniment to a roast.
The perfect dessert for the colder months – the cherries are full of juicy deliciousness with a oaty and almond topping for extra crunch.
Tadka Dal is a North Indian dish and is a kind of thick, spicy soup usually served with rice or, my personal favourite, just warm chapatis or naan bread which to scoop it up! A delicious warming, comfort food at any time!
A delicious and rustic French classic! Red wine, brandy, pancetta, shallots, mushrooms and herbs, what a wonderful combination for beef!
If you need some comfort food, this is the recipe for you. These cheese, onion and potato pasties are absolutely delicious. They are great as a snack, or even as a light meal with a nice salad on the side. Make lots as everyone will be wanting more…
An extremely delicious tomato soup that brings back memories of childhood! You better make lots as you’ll certainly be going back for seconds. The grilled cheese sandwiches compliment the soup perfectly.
A very homely and comforting cottage pie made from Guinness – it makes an extremely tasty supper! Perfect for a chilly evening.
This melt-in-the-mouth pork shoulder casserole with beans is rich, warming and a great hearty meal for chilly evenings. It is full of flavour and the cheese and crunchy breadcrumbs compliment this delicious dish perfectly!
The perfect winter warmer – this has to be comfort food at its best. A delicious meal for all the family!
Slow roasted for 8 hours, this tender shredded shoulder of lamb takes shepherd’s pie to a new level – delicious!
Chorizo and Prawns, a match made in heaven – this is comfort food at its best! This is definitely my favourite risotto recipe – a must try!
A very simple but very delicious dish to make – pork and cider were made for each other! This dish is best served with a hearty pile of mash!
This cottage pie tastes absolutely amazing, melt-in-the-mouth shredded Guinness beef stew with caramelised vegetables. It takes some time to make but it is most definitely worth it!
It is not the most traditional Goulash but is extremely delicious and easy to make!
This sweet & spicy tagine with melt in the mouth tender beef is a wonderful taste combination! It is so quick and easy to prepare before slow cooking in the oven.
I have tried so many different lasagne recipes over the years, and have now perfected the ultimate lasagne recipe! It is not the most traditional but it is very tasty!
A delicious rich, creamy and slowly simmered sauce, which tastes even better the next day – if you can wait that long! It is not the most traditional recipe but it certainly tastes wonderful.
An extremely simple to make beef and ale casserole which is full of flavour! The dumplings make this dish… this is a definite must try!
This meaty monkfish drizzled with herby garlicky butter and served with spicy chorizo risotto makes an absolutely wonderful taste combination. It is full of flavour and bursting with deliciousness!
This is a wonderful comforting and warming dish! Use your favourite varieties of sausages to create this Sausage Casserole and serve with crusty bread – delicious!
One of my favourites, a truly delicious & flavoursome pie – comfort food at its best!
My Mum’s favourite – an absolutely delicious brunch and a fantastic alternative to the “classic” Eggs Benedict!
This is a deliciously comforting jacket potato – a super tasty side or could even be served as a main!
A corned beef hash is a great Sunday brunch – it makes ideal comfort food and it’s so easy to make too! A wonderful store-cupboard-ingredient recipe for a last-minute brunch or lunch.
Bring Greece to your home with this absolutely delicious classic Greek dish!
This chorizo hash is a great weekend brunch – it makes ideal comfort food and it’s so easy to make too! A wonderful recipe for a last-minute brunch or lunch.
These have to be the best chicken enchiladas that I have ever tasted! They are quite spicy so if you don’t like a dish to be too hot reduce the amount of chilli powder and chillies. This dish can be prepared in advance and placed in the oven when your guests arrive.
An absolutely scrumptious meatball dish, perfect for any occasion. This dish is best served with spaghetti, crusty bread or your favourite pasta and of course a large glass of red wine!
Kick-start your day & metabolism with this absolutely delicious breakfast. Baked eggs, tomatoes, spices, harissa paste and crumbled, creamy & tangy feta cheese all mopped up with crusty bread.
A rich & hearty cottage pie topped with fluffy cheese and horseradish mash – delicious! It received top marks in the Fox household.
This is a wonderfully delicious pie full of rich flavours – the perfect pie for chilly weather!
This has to be the best Cannelloni that I have ever tasted – absolutely delicious you have to give it a try!
An absolutely delicious and succulent chicken & ham pie – when you need something warm and comforting after a long day, there’s nothing like a proper British pie!
This has to be one of the best Irish stews, this may not be the most traditional recipe but it is certainly one of the tastiest! Serve with crusty bread or a giant Yorkshire pudding.
The wonderful combination of smoked haddock, salmon, cod and king prawns makes this pie delicious… you can make this fish pie the day before as it tastes even better the next day. Proper comfort food!
This is a wonderfully delicious pie full of rich flavours – the perfect pie for chilly weather! One of the good things about this recipe is that you have extra gravy for serving!
A rich & hearty pie packed full of flavour. It is very easy to make with pantry ingredients – it brings back memories of childhood. Delicious!
The perfect soup for a chilly day, make the day before as it tastes even better the next day!
This hearty beef and potato pie is an ideal family meal on a cold evening. Serve with buttery mash and seasonal vegetables or it tastes just as good by itself with a good dollop of your favourite sauce.
A truly delicious & flavoursome pie – comfort food at its best! Chicken, smokey bacon and chestnut mushrooms in a creamy Stilton sauce.
A rich and tender coconut beef stew which is explosively flavoursome – it will definitely win you over!
There are so many variations of Chilli Con Carne but this has to be one of the BEST! It takes a while to make so pour yourself a glass of red… the wait is most definitely worth it!
This is such a tasty version of macaroni cheese – one of my childhood favourites. Mature Cheddar, Parmesan, Gruyere cheeses, pancetta, cherry tomatoes and garlic & herb breadcrumbs… delicious!
For the ultimate comfort food on a cold night, you can’t beat this tasty, slow-cooked stew! Best served with buttery mash or greens & crusty bread! You can cook this in the slow cooker if you do – reduce the stock and wine by half.
A delicious pie that is packed full of flavour; chicken, chorizo and cider, what a wonderful combination! Perfect for a chilly evening mid-week meal served with seasonal vegetables.
A simple yet delicious, easy to make tender lamb curry made with onions, garlic, ginger, spices, fresh mint and coriander.
This curry is very straight forward to make – it is a delicious, mild & comforting curry!
This has to be the best Shepherd’s Pie I have ever tasted; it is definitely worth every minute of the cooking time required. Comfort food at its best! I have also made this recipe recently using a pressure cooker. I cooked the lamb shanks in 2 hours and reduced the water to 300ml. Perfect for saving energy costs.
This is comfort food at its best! This dish is full of flavour, you will make this time after time.
A simple, classic and delicious dish that you will want to make again and again! This is not the most traditional recipe as I have used a good splash of white wine.
A great British favorite – Chicken Tikka Masala! If you love curry you will absolutely adore this dish!
This is a delicious one pot sausage & chorizo orzo recipe. It is quick and easy to make, creamy and a wonderfully comforting weeknight dinner.
This truly is an amazing steak & chorizo chilli, it is a fantastic dish to serve friends or family for a casual get-together!
A full flavoured risotto – add your favourite mushrooms and extra chilli flakes for an extra kick! I used Sublime Truffle & Parmesan butter for this recipe and it took it to another level (check details below).
This is a wonderfully creamy Tuscan chicken pasta with sundried tomatoes, garlic, Parmesan and spinach. A delicious comforting pasta dish made in 30 minutes – the perfect mid week meal.
A very simple but highly flavourful quick and easy pasta dish. This Nduja pasta is so delicious and wonderfully creamy – the perfect mid-week treat.
This is a delicious pasta dish is bursting with flavour and can be made in 20 minutes. A perfect mid-week meal!
This creamy peppercorn sauce is absolutely delicious and compliments this steak wonderfully. It is so simple to make with just four ingredients! The Ribeye steak was gifted to me by Swaledale Butchers as part of the Classic Steak Box. The steak is one of the most delicious that I have ever tasted. The meat box arrived fresh not frozen and perfectly chilled. The quality is absolutely outstanding. Check out their website to see their wonderful selection of meats https://swaledale.co.uk/ I …
This recipe is so easy and can be made in less than 30 minutes. Delicious cheesey & creamy Orzo Pasta served with your favourite sausages.
A delicious spicy, vodka & sausage spaghetti which is quick and easy to make!
This sausage hash is perfect for breakfast, brunch or even supper! It’s a hearty, comforting and an absolutely delicious way to start the day. Definitely a must try! If you are not a fan of hollandaise sauce this works just as well with a fried egg on the top.
A delicious rich and slowly simmered sauce, which tastes even better the next day – if you can wait that long! It isn’t the most traditional recipe but it tastes absolutely delicious.
This stunning cheese pasty made with Cheddar, Gruyere, Stilton, caramelised onions and potatoes tastes absolutely scrumptious – pure comfort food at its best! Perfect for picnics, lunches, in fact any time of day as they taste so, so good!
This full English hash is perfect for breakfast, brunch or even supper; it is packed with bacon, sausage,tomatoes, crispy potatoes and baked eggs. It’s a hearty, comforting and an absolutely delicious way to start the day. Definitely a must try!
This sausage & chorizo hash is perfect for breakfast, brunch or even supper! It’s a hearty, comforting and an absolutely delicious way to start the day. Definitely a must try! I made this with a readymade hollandaise sauce and added some chipotle paste – it tasted amazing. Using a readymade sauce saved so much time. If you are not a fan of hollandaise sauce this works just as well with a fried egg on the top.
This spicy sausage and tomato pasta is packed full of flavour. It is a quick and easy to cook, ready in just 30 mins meal. Add more or less chilli flakes depending on how spicy you like it and scatter with Parmesan and basil for a fresh finish.
Chorizo and Prawns, are a match made in heaven – this is comfort food at its best! A different take on risotto that uses orzo in place of arborio rice to make this absolutely delicious Orzotto. The prawns are absolutely amazing and were gifted to me by Bradley’s https://bradleysfish.com/ (they deliver throughout the UK) use the code Victoria-15 at check out for a 15% discount.
These meatballs are delicious with a spicy tomato sauce!
This creamy sausage and porcini pasta is a hearty and flavourful dish. The perfect comfort food.
A fresh and flavourful lemon prawn and pea risotto topped with delicious seared scallops. A wonderful seafood risotto! The wonderful King Prawns & Scallops were gifted to me by Bradley’s https://bradleysfish.com/ (they deliver throughout the UK) use the code Victoria-15 at check out for a 15% discount on all orders over £70.
This recipe takes rhubarb crumble to a new level, with stem ginger and oats and crumbled ginger biscuits added to the topping for extra crunch. The perfect warming dessert for a chilly evening!
A hearty & warming dish! A simple and tasty recipe which is full of flavour – one of the best beef goulash’s I have ever tasted!
This is a wonderful dish full of flavour with mouth watering tender beef! It takes 3 hours to cook but is worth every minute.
Comfort food at its best – sausage & mash with a beer and caramelised onion gravy.
A spicy, creamy and silkiest orzotto made with juicy King prawns, Nduja, orzo, spinach, mascarpone and parmesan. Comfort food at its absolute best! The wonderful King Prawns were gifted to me by Bradley’s https://bradleysfish.com/ (they deliver throughout the UK) use the code Victoria-15 at check out for a 15% discount on all orders over £80.
A truly delicious & flavoursome pie – comfort food at its best! A spicy and creamy chicken pie made with chestnut mushrooms, Nduja, cream, white wine, chicken stock and spinach.
This is a wonderfully delicious pie steak, ale and mushroom pie is full of rich flavours – the perfect pie for chilly weather!
Cheesy Parmesan mashed potato resting on a layer of sausages, mushrooms, smoky bacon and onions in a rich red wine gravy – this truly is the ULTIMATE sausage pie!
Fall-apart tender beef, garlic, lots of black pepper, root vegetables and a whole bottle of red wine slowly cooked until perfection. Best served with creamy mash and crusty bread!