We asked the Reader’s Digest community to tell us their all-time favourite comfort foods – the kinds of dishes that evoke memories of childhood, satisfy a craving or simply make the world feel like a better place. You’ll be amazed by some of the responses… and may just get a few crazy ideas to try yourself.

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1. Chocolate
1. Chocolate
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Dipping a strip of dark chocolate in a mug of hot coffee. Stirring it, then sucking off a layer of oozy lava. I can enjoy the flavour and texture for longer. It feels so decadent but really is such a simple pleasure. I just forget about everything else. – Paul Westbrook

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