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10 Comfort food dishes you should be making before Winter ends

Gather all your ingredients and make these moreish and mouthwatering recipes while the weather is still chilly.

20 Aug 2019
asian broth with homemade spaghetti and chicken

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South Africa's Winter isn't quite over and while we often yearn for ice creams on the beach and al fresco braais, there's something magical about getting cosy at home with a wholesome and rib-sticking meal that soothes the soul.

Gone through a recent break-up? Had your car window smashed? Lost your house keys in the shopping mall? Nursing a sick pet? Put some time aside to cook these comfort food dishes. You won't be sorry. 

1.Steak, beer and bacon pie

2. Braised lamb shanks

3. Tomato soup with grilled Swiss mac and cheese dippers

4. Thai Massaman beef curry

5.  Low carb chicken and kale “dumplings” in a spicy tomato broth

6. Asian turmeric and ginger broth with homemade spaghetti

7. Baked broccoli and chicken

8. Classic lasagne

9. Tomato and chorizo risotto 

tomato and chorizo risotto recipe

10. Shepherd's Pie 


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