This is a seasonal thing which belongs in winter. In summer, the days are warm and long and most Saturday meals are cooked on the BBQ.
So look for lots of stews and warm puddings - perfect to fight the chill on those cold, long , dark winter nights where you can hear the wind howling outside and the rain lashing at the windows.
And you long for comfort food, food that's going to warm the cockles of your heart. Food that gives you a warm, inner glow as you cuddle up to the heater.
So keep reading ...