10 recipes to soothe your soul from Happy Cooking


Tough days often call for one thing: comfort food. Like a warm embrace, our favourite dinner or baked treat can have the power to melt away our worries with every mouthful. Candice Brown, 2016 winner of The Great British Bake-Off, is no stranger to this idea. Her motto? From cooking to eating, food should be a joy every step of the way. Her latest cookbook, Happy Cooking, explores this idea with great candour, as personal stories and anecdotes are intertwined with the recipes that have comforted and inspired her the most.

Laden with nostalgic favourites and simple pleasures, Happy Cooking has no shortage of easy and delicious recipes for every occasion. From one-pot wonders to more challenging bakes that will keep you busy in the kitchen for hours, this book is sure to keep you coming back for more.

 
Happy Cooking: Easy uplifting meals and comforting treats
A cookbook to lift the spirits and soothe the soul
Packed with nourishing and restorative recipes
From nostalgic comfort dishes to indulgent bakes

Sit back, get comfortable, and check out ten of our favourite recipes from Happy Cooking

Candice Brown Comfort Food Recipes | Tortilla Crusted Halloumi Chips

Tortilla-Crusted Halloumi Chips

Crispy, crunchy and oh so cheesy, these halloumi chips are the perfect way to satisfy those fried food cravings. Golden like the sun, they are particularly moreish when dipped in tomato salsa.

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Candice Brown Comfort Food Recipes | Oozey, Gooey Double Chocolate One-Pan Cookies

Oozey, Gooey Double Chocolate One-Pan Cookies

Sometimes only a warm chocolate chip cookie will do, and this super easy, one-pan version will be sure to satisfy. Plus, the dough is freezer friendly for when those late-night cravings hit.

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Candice Brown Comfort Food Recipes |  Sweet Potato, Garlic and Red Onion Tortilla

Sweet Potato, Garlic and Red Onion Tortilla

For her take on the traditional Spanish tortilla, Candice swaps in sweet potatoes, red onions and garlic to create a hearty and flavourful lunchtime dish. Serve with a cool glass of rosé, and it’ll feel like you’re dining al fresco in sunny Spain.

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Candice Brown Comfort Food Recipes | Swedish Cinnamon Buns (Kanelbullar)

Swedish Cinnamon Buns (Kanelbullar)

Nothing quite beats the smell of freshly baked pastries on a Sunday morning. So, if you like the idea of a baking project that will help while away your weekend and have your kitchen smelling like an endless supply of cinnamon buns, we recommend trying these as soon as possible. 

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Candice Brown Comfort Food Recipes | Salmon and Edamame Bean Fishcakes

Salmon and Edamame Bean Fishcakes

Say goodbye to flavourless grey fishcakes, and hello to these beautiful salmon and edamame bean delights. Not only do they pack an omega-3 punch, but they are also the perfect way to liven up your midweek meals.

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Candice Brown Comfort Food Recipes | Turmeric Chicken and Potatoes

Turmeric Chicken and Potatoes

This is one seriously moist and juicy roast chicken. With minimal effort and maximum flavour, this aromatic dish is a must for those weekends when the most you can muster is piling everything into one pot.

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Candice Brown Comfort Food Recipes | Raspberry, Blueberry and Almond Clafoutart

Raspberry, Blueberry and Almond Clafoutart

A delight for both the eyes and the tastebuds, this beautifully sweet fusion of two classic French desserts (tart and clafoutis) is sure to impress.

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Candice Brown Comfort Food Recipes | Brown Butter Macaroni Cheese

Brown Butter Macaroni Cheese

This is the ultimate comfort food. Overflowing with rich cheese, tart gherkins and a kick of jalapeño, this mouth-watering indulgence is best served hot and bubbling.

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Candice Brown Comfort Food Recipes | Sausage Patty Breakfast Bagels

Sausage Patty Breakfast Bagels

For those mornigs that require a bit more than your usual marmite on toast, these breakfast bagels with sausage, cheese and egg will undoubtedly do the trick. Add a few more drops of tabasco for an extra kick.

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Candice Brown Comfort Food Recipes | Double Decker Brownies

Double Decker Brownie

Combining a popular confectionary bar with a rich chocolate brownie is no easy feat. But topped with chocolatey puffed rice and flecked with nougat, these brownies make for an irresistible teatime treat.

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Candice Brown

Cookbook author and winner of The Great British Bake Off 2016, Candice Brown is best known for her fabulous cakes and bakes.

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