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comfort food

n.
Food that is simply prepared and associated with a sense of home or contentment.
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comfort food

n
(Cookery) food that is enjoyable to eat and makes the eater feel better emotionally
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Noun1.comfort food - food that is simply prepared and gives a sense of wellbeing; typically food with a high sugar or carbohydrate content that is associated with childhood or with home cooking
food, nutrient - any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
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comfort food

nEssen nt, → das als Trost dient
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| WHAT'S YOUR FAVOURITE COMFORT FOODS? Heinz cream of tomato soup, cheese on top with a sandwich on thick white bread for dipping.
There are many popular comfort foods, usually they are rooted in childhood or past experiences with your lost one.
John Whaite's Comfort: Food to Soothe the Soul (9781909487925, $29.99) gathers recipes designed to be comforting and hearty, rebelling against the Clean Eating trend and offering fare that satisfies the urge for comfort food. Some recipes have impacted the cook author's life and others represent his own creations to fit into the style and perception of comfort foods.
Comfort Food Meanings And Memories blends culinary history with folklore and a focus on how comfort foods were developed from American ethnic and family roots, offering insights on the idea of comfort foods, the types of foods that came to be regarded as such, and how local comfort foods and culinary tourism spread to become a part of local culture and cuisines across the country.
M2 EQUITYBITES-February 27, 2017-Coffee Holding Acquires Massachusetts Roaster Comfort Foods for USD 2.3m
This was effective way to achieve a quality driven and unique style of international and cultural cuisine, gourmet, home-style, sweet treats, comfort foods, and creative cuisine, he added.
It's not unusual to want comfort foods at such a time, but many patients feel guilty if the food is a low nutrition choice like gooey mac and cheese or sweet, cool ice cream.
One of the toughest parts of sticking to a healthy eating plan is giving up your favorite comfort foods, from macaroni and cheese to candy.
Avena said it would be interesting to see whether these results would hold up in studies of subjects who are obese or regularly eat comfort foods.
The research, funded by NASA, aimed to find out whether eating (http://www.ucsf.edu/news/2011/12/11089/comfort-food-may-be-self-medication-stress-dialing-down-stress-response) comfort foods are really mood soothing.
Washington, Feb 28 ( ANI ): A new study suggests that comfort foods get even more comforting if you eat them with the right kind of musical ambiance.
The sort of comfort foods I like cooking - and eating, of course - were dreamt up eons ago when hard manual labour was what kept the country going and those doing it needed the extra energy and stamina that only a pastry-covered pie brimming with thick juicy chunks of meat and vegetables, could give them.