"My Personal Comfort Food"

Chicken and Pork Afritada

Foods we have loved and tasted during our childhood years, are foods which offers the best comfort whenever we are down and upset with something especially now that we are all grown up. We would return home cook for ourselves..or better yet..have mom, dad, or sister cook for us the best hearty meal!

As a woman, i find food to be the most honest comforter in the world. I know some of them makes me fat but they always remain true with how they taste and how they make me feel warm and fuzzy inside. For the past 24 years now, i have always and will always be grateful for the wonderful recipes my mama, papa, and sister cooked for me. I have learned so many things from them.

One of the best hearty meals our mom used to cook for us was the “Afritada“!  This is a Filipino dish wherein pork and chicken are cooked together with potatoes and carrots and then simmered in thick tomato sauce. It tastes a little sweet, sour, and spicy which i really love. Though some may not enjoy eating this dish, i find it very warm and comforting. This has been part of our weekly dinner when we were young.

For me, comfort foods refers to delectable treats we used to eat when we were young. And home-cooked meals we used to love during our childhood years will always be the best and simplest meals we will ever cherish for years and years to come.

Now that I have shared my own comfort food…what’s yours?