Comfort food

Chicken soup, a common classic comfort food that is found across various cultures

Comfort food is food that provides a nostalgic or sentimental value to someone,[1] and may be characterized by its high caloric nature, high carbohydrate level, or simple preparation.[2] The nostalgia may be specific to an individual, or it may apply to a specific culture.[3]

  1. ^ "Comfort Food." (definition). Merriam-webster.com. Accessed July 2011.
  2. ^ "Comfort food". WordNet 3.1. Retrieved 10 January 2016.
  3. ^ Rufus, Anneli (23 June 2011). "How comfort foods work like Prozac". Gilt Taste. Archived from the original on 9 April 2015. Retrieved 8 April 2015.CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link) ()