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Mushroom, chicken and ham pie recipe

When you're feeling down, you'll need a great big hug and all of your favourite comfort foods to help cheer you up. We've got comforting soups, pies, stews, chocolate recipes and all your favourite comfort food like these:

  • This classic Italian dish of spaghetti carbonara is quick to make with the eggs and cream combining to make the…

    Serves: 6

    Total time: 25 mins

  • Slow cooking a shoulder of pork with result in delicious pulled pork. Our easy recipe smothers the pork with a…

    Serves: 8

  • A really easy-to-follow recipe for a delicious and rich steak and ale pie from The Hairy Bikers. You can't beat…

    Makes: 1

    Total time: 1 hr 40 mins

  • This tender slow-cooked Moroccan meatball tagine is well worth the wait. Just pop into a low pan on the hob and…

    Serves: 4

    Total time: 1 hr 30 mins

  • Yum yum! We have transformed a traditional bread and butter pudding recipe by spreading the bread with peanut…

    Serves: 6-8

    Total time: 55 mins

  • Crumble is a classic pudding that is easy to make and great comfort food in the winter. Use rhubarb or swap…

  • This hearty winter Guinness lamb stew is a great dish to prepare ahead and tastes even better if made a day in…

    Serves: 6

    Total time: 2 hrs

  • This hearty Tuscan vegetable stew is very quick to cook and is a complete meal when served with thick slices of…

    Serves: 4

    Total time: 40 mins

  • Chorizo sausages are full of flavour and make this simple rice and chorizo stew extra tasty. If possible buy…

    Serves: 4

    Total time: 40 mins

  • This spicy chilli beef stew uses chilli powder rather than fresh chillies as the strength of chillies varies so…

    Serves: 4-6

    Total time: 2 hrs 15 mins

  • Trying to find a way to sneak some veggies into your child’s diet? This vegetable macaroni cheese is packed…

    Serves: 4

    Total time: 20 mins

  • This bread is delicious eaten warm, straight from the oven and served with baked beans or cottage cheese and a…

    Makes: 1

    Total time: 1 hr

    (may need an extra 10 mins to bake)
  • This simple quiche is unusual in that it's cooked without any eggs! Instead it features creamy cheese with…

    Serves: 8

  • Try Michelle Marwood's favourite homemade soup. It's filling and nutritious and a great way to use up your veg.

    Serves: 4 +

  • Super-healthy with squash, parsnips and chickpeas, this tasty stew uses Indian spices of turmeric, coriander and cumin.

    Serves: 4-5

  • A dip with a difference, choose between Camembert or Brie to make this cheesy bake ooze with flavour. Serve…

    Serves: 4

  • This family favourite is quick to make and bound to please everyone. The mash is a tasty addition to the casserole.

    Serves: 4

    Total time: 40 mins

  • This hearty casserole dish is really easy to make. Just prepare it on the hob then leave it to cook in the oven. Simple!

    Serves: 4

  • This hearty slow-cook pork casserole recipe is easy to prepare and a sure family favourite

    Serves: 4-5

    Total time: 2 hrs 20 mins

  • Pan Haggerty is a cheesy potato dish from Northumberland and makes an inexpensive, warming meal during the cold…

    Serves: 2

  • The ultimate comfort food with a twist - try this tasty vegetarian alternative to bangers and mash

    Serves: 4

    Total time: 50 mins

  • Fresh salmon and juicy prawns make these fish cakes extra special. Serve with lightly cooked veg and a quick…

    Makes: 4

  • This 'really good' luxury fish pie from Market Kitchen is packed full of chunky fish like haddock, salmon and…

    Serves: 8

    Total time: 2 hrs

  • Use up seasonal rhubarb in this really easy rhubarb crumble dessert, plus you can use ready-made shortcrust…

    Serves: 4 +

    Total time: 42 mins

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