Everyone loves comfort food. It is exactly what food should be about - restoring body and mind. And who better to write a collection of recipes to celebrate comforting food than the knowledgeable gourmet Clarissa Dickson Wright? As people increasingly reject ready-made meals and the chemicals that go into them, this is an invaluable book giving you inspiration and advice on how to cook simple, delicious and nourishing food at home. Including recipes like Chicken Soup and Dumplings, Fish Stew, Paella and Steamed Sponge Pudding, using everyday ingredients and simple cooking methods, these are dishes that you can knock up after work or at the weekend with little fuss and in no time. So indulge and enjoy them with friends and family at any occasion.