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3 Delectable Recipes to Warm Up Your Winter!

Winter is almost here, and it’s time to prepare all the recipes to keep ourselves warm and cosy during the cold months. We’ve featured casseroles in the past, but here are three other ways to enjoy the tastiest treats while still keeping warm. For the few of us who are morning persons, or at least have to get up early for work or school, the importance of having a hearty and delicious breakfast cannot be underrated. And of course, a go-to cup of hot chocolate – as well as a yummy dessert for later – cannot be missed! With this in mind, here are 3 winter recipes to help you kick off your day with some yummy dishes right off the bat!
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Affogato for Winter

Affogato is an Italian word meaning “drowned,” which makes perfect sense since this recipe basically involves a scoop of ice cream that is immersed in a coffee-based beverage. With a hint of espresso and Italian liqueur, this dessert is 100% for adults! Affogato is the perfect winter dessert because it has all the sweetness and flavour that we crave but still offers the elements that keep us warm and comfy when it’s cold outside.
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Seafood Stew

Rustic Italian Seafood Stew

More commonly referred to in Italy as cioppino, the seafood stew can serve as a great comfort food during the cold months and as a luscious dinner to look forward to during the week. For this variation, we’re looking into using white fish, mussels, prawns and Italian tomatoes as the protagonists of the dish – although you can feel free to change the proteins and herbs as you please. Get the most of this hearty meal by following the simple recipe below, fit to challenge budding chefs and put the skills of the more experienced to the test.
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Pumpkin Risotto

Warm and Filling Pumpkin Risotto

Fill up while warming up with this delicious Pumpkin Risotto recipe!

A great winter feed, the recipe impresses with its hearty pumpkin flavour that combines brilliantly with the arborio rice and parmesan cheese to create that classic risotto ‘sticky’ finish.

For the vegetarian among you, simply opt for vegetable stock over chicken stock and you have yourself a fantastic vegetarian dish option as well!
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Chilli Con Carne

Hearty Chilli Con Carne Recipe!

Hearty and delicious, this Chilli Con Carne recipe will satisfy your taste buds in a big way!

Rich with taste, chilli con carne is great for those times when you have a lot of people to feed. You can create big portions easily and pair it with a range of sides. We’ve gone with rice in this recipe, but jacket-potatoes, garlic bread, bread rolls and even crackers pair fantastically with the delicious flavours abundant in this recipe.
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