During the rainy season there will be moments where all you want is to stay at home, and enjoy a lazy night in front of the TV. You might also want to enjoy a delicious meal without having all the kitchen work. In all grim and gloomy circumstances the natural thing is to find comfort in food. Hellofood recommends the following dishes to sooth those rainy days:
Soupis known as one of the most popular comfort meals around the world. Soup of any kind has a way of comforting on cold and wet nights. Rather than a plain soup go for a soup which contains also vegetables such as mushroom soup, butternut soup or even the traditional vegetable soup.
Studies have shown that chocolate has over 350 compounds and they have profound effects in the chemistry in our brain. Some of the effects that chocolate has includes feelings of relaxation, temporary alertness, increased blood flow and much more. It would seem that chocolate is the most consumed food when it comes to enhancing one’s mood for the better. This can be found in chocolate chip cookies, chocolate gateau, chocolate cake and chocolate ice cream.
- Mashed potatoes
There is something very soothing about a nice hot portion of mashed potatoesenjoyed with meat, chicken or vegetables. There are also many diverse recipes where you can add another ingredient such as parsean, garlic, masala in the mashed potatoes and much more to make it more flavorsome. This is a wonderful meal to enjoy when it’s raining cats and dogs and you are locked in doors.
- Meat loaf
Shaped either by cooking it in a loaf pan, or forming it by hand meat loaf can be made from beef, lam, mutton or even poultry. It can be enjoyed on its own or accompanied with a serving of rice, potatoes or you could simply make it a sandwich.
Barbeque chicken, fried chicken, chicken stew or chicken soup. It really doesn’t seem to matter what form you prefer it but chicken is delicious in every single way. The ability for chicken to bring about comfort for the body and soul is indescribable. Best served piping hot to feel the true soothing effects.
- Pasta or Mac and Cheese
There are many stories about the actual origination of macaroni and cheese or better known as mac’n’cheesein America. The one thing that we can confirm is that it is highly addictive to people of all ages. Mac and Cheese has been described as the ultimate comfort food that makes everything right with the world. It is best served piping hot and is bound to make any cold night better. Pasta is also a great dish to have during those cold wet nights.
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Currently, there are over 130 restaurants listed on hellofood and this number keeps on growing so go ahead and give it a try.