6 comfort food recipes that are perfect for summer

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Comfort food: it’s the metaphorical hug that says everything will be okay. We’ve selected six of our favourites.

Pork loin chops with apple-and-potato bake

Pork loin chops with apple-and-potato bake

Cook’s tip: Halving the amount of potatoes and adding sliced apples creates a homely but summery flavour, get the recipe here.

Basil pesto pasta with mozzarella

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Cook’s note: There’s no way we’d leave pasta off this list. This is light, green and fresh. Get the recipe here.

Slow-rise olive bread

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Cook’s note: Is there anything better than the smell of bread baking? Serve it slathered with butter, straight from the oven, try the recipe here.

Cold roast tomato soup with fresh tomato

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Cook’s tip: Generally perfect for days when you feel under the weather, this chilled version still goes brilliantly with this toasted sandwich. Try the cold roast tomato soup recipe here.

Freeform baby marrow and hake lasagne

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Cook’s note: Lasagne, need we say more… but if the time-consuming labour of cooking and layering puts you off, this is an excellent alternative. Get the recipe here.

Scallop curry with apple-and-coconut slaw

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Cook’s note: “The scallops give a refreshing change, it’s the perfect summer curry” – Abigail Donnelly. Try the recipe here.

Discover more light-meal recipes here.

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