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Comfort Food

Comfort Foods By Gary MehiganAcclaimed chef and TV personality Gary Mehigan, brings us the food he loves to eat, sharing his take on old classics and introducing new favourites, elevating them to new heights by giving them a restaurant-quality edge.


Comfort Food is a compilation of recipes that showcase Gary's take on comfort food with a twist, including recipes for slow-braised beef cheeks with onion marmalade and mashed potato, crumbed pork cutlets with roast quince, pan-fried swordfish with lentils and caramelised onion, and lemon curd mousse with gingernut crumble.


With over 90 recipes, lively kitchen notes and beautiful photography Comfort Food is the perfect introduction to good, simple, honest food and the kitchen wisdom of one of Australia’s most generous and passionate chefs.


Gary Mehigan’s incredible warmth and ability to share his well-honed knowledge in an accessible way brings the chapters to life, including Breakfast, Brunch and Lunch; Starters; Pasta, Pizza and Risotto; Poultry and Meat; Seafood; Sweets and Basics.


Comfort Food is sure to be a much-loved and well-used cookbook in the kitchens of Gary’s huge fan base across Australia.


‘When I started thinking about writing this book, I decided to include the first dishes that sprang to mind, trust my instincts and provide recipes that I love to cook myself – in other words, my comfort food’ Gary


Gary Mehigan is an award-winning Melbourne-based restaurateur with two decades of experience as a chef. After starting his career in London where he trained in the kitchen of world-class restaurants including The Connaught and Le Souffle, he moved to Melbourne in 1991, where he worked in a number of prominent restaurants such as Browns, Burnham Beeches Country House and Hotel Sofitel. He opened his first restaurant, Fenix, in 2000. He is now a household name across Australia due to his role as a judge on Masterchef Australia and Celebrity Masterchef Australia, and his co-hosting roles on Good Chef Bad Chef and Boys Weekend.


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Comfort Food

Comfort food stirs the emotions. It reminds you of people, places, a special moment, whether poignant or romantic.' Gary

Gary Mehigan, award-winning restaurateur and Masterchef Australia judge, writes from the heart as he provides us with recipes for much-loved comfort food that soothe the soul and nourish those you love. These are the dishes he cooks at home and loves to eat – over ninety classic recipes with modern twists. Every recipe is accompanied by practical kitchen tips that will ensure you create delicious, satisfying results each time.

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