'Comfort food stirs the emotions. It reminds you of people, places, a special moment, whether poignant or romantic.'
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.
‘This books makes you want to cram the house with friends and feed them. He writes with the same good humour and authority he brings to the MasterChef judging panel.’ Sydney Morning Herald
Gary Mehigan is a Melbourne-based restaurateur with thirty years experience as a chef. He started his career in London, then moved to Melbourne in 1991 where he worked in a number of prominent restaurants, including Browns, Burnham Beeches Country House and Hotel Sofitel. He opened Fenix in 2000, followed by Maribyrnong Boathouse in 2005, and set up Big Kitchen Events, an events and catering business, in 2013. Gary's role as co-judge on MasterChef Australia and Junior MasterChef Australia has made him a household name across Australia.