Window Shopping: 3 Comfort Food Cookbooks For Autumn

Mmm, pie.

You’ve swapped summer clothing for warm jumpers and tights, you’ve probably already had an argument at home about when to turn the central heating on – autumn is here and there’s only one thing for it: warming comfort food.

From nourishing stews and creamy dals, to pies with hearty fillings – this is the best time of year to eat your feelings.

So next time you have a hard day at work or long for the warm sun on your face again, reach for one of these cookbooks and rustle up something delicious. You know you want to.

Masala by Mallika Basu
Is there anything more warming than a delicious curry? From midweek dinners to sumptuous weekend feasts, food writer Mallika Basu offers tips and techniques to help you create real Indian food, simply. Try the Vindaloo pulled pork or add a kick to your Sunday roast with spicy marinades.

Masala by Mallika Basu, £26.00
Slow by Gizzi Erskine
An antidote to our busy lifestyles, celebrity chef Gizzi Erskine’s newest masterpiece is all about taking time out to rediscover the art of cooking. From warming stews and divine roast dinners, to guides on how to make your own pasta and dumplings, we’re salivating just at the thought.

Slow by Gizzi Erskine, £17.50
Pies & Tarts by Annie Rigg
Pies & Tarts by Annie Rigg
Pie, glorious pie. Whether you’re a big apple pie fan or partial to something more hearty, Annie Rigg has you sorted with 100 recipes of pies and tarts to see you through autumn.

Pies & Tarts by Annie Rigg, £22

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