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8 bowl food recipes to warm up with

by Lottie Huckle

published on 10 November 2016

There’s something undeniably comforting about curling up with a hot bowl of soup, stew, or curry, especially over the autumn and winter months. We’ve gathered together eight of our favourite bowl food recipes, each guaranteed to warm you up from the inside out.

Nigella Lawson’s Wide Noodles with Lamb Shank in Aromatic Broth

Nigella Lawson’s Wide Noodles with Lamb Shank in Aromatic Broth

With thick pappardelle noodles, slow-cooked lamb shank, and a punchily-spiced broth, this, as Nigella writes, “is both comforting and enlivening to eat”.

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Nigella Lawson

Yotam Ottolenghi’s Bkeila, Potato, and Butter Bean Stew

Yotam Ottolenghi’s Bkeila, Potato, and Butter Bean Stew

by Yotam Ottolenghi, Ixta Belfrage

Bkeila is an intensely flavoursome, spinach-based condiment. Here, it flavours a rustic stew of butter beans and waxy potatoes which positively oozes comfort and sustenance.

Warm Buddha Bowl

Warm Buddha Bowl

by Shirin Kouros & Yasmine Larizadeh

Herbed meatballs, nutty brown rice, and a rich, thick tomato sauce; this is hearty, nutritious bowl food at its best.

Mum’s Philippine Beef Sinigang

Mum’s Philippine Beef Sinigang

This Philippine-style stew is a comfort food special from the Hemsley sisters’ Filipina mum. Expect sweet, sour and sharp flavours.

Chana Dal with Spinach and Tomato (Saag-Tamatar wali Chana Dal)

Chana Dal with Spinach and Tomato (Saag-Tamatar wali Chana Dal)

Trust Madhur Jaffrey for the ultimate chana dal recipe. This hearty vegetarian dish is brilliant for chilly, meat-free Mondays.

Jamón Broth with Broad Beans, Asparagus and Poached Egg

Jamón Broth with Broad Beans, Asparagus and Poached Egg

There’s nothing quite like cupping your hands around a bowl of nourishing broth. This Jamón recipe with broad beans, asparagus and a poached egg is perfect for lunch or a light supper.

Mizutaki: A Japanese Hot Pot

Mizutaki: A Japanese Hot Pot

by Catherine Phipps

Make Mizutaki with this easy-to-follow recipe. Customise your hot pot to your preference and have fun choosing different ingredients each time you make it.

Prawn Curry Laksa (Kari Laksa Udang)

Prawn Curry Laksa (Kari Laksa Udang)

by Norman Musa

This curry is crying out to be curled up with on the sofa, with a flatbread or two for dunking. It can be made in a flash so you’ll have comfort food at your fingertips in a matter of minutes.

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