WIN 1 of 20 copies of the novel White Gum Creek by Nicole Hurley-Moore, thanks to Allen & Unwin.

 Nick Langtree has lived reclusively on his farm, Winters Hill, ever since the tragic death of his wife. On the occasional trip into nearby White Gum Creek he keeps to himself and that’s the way he likes it. And though over the last six years the townsfolk have tried to reach out to Nick, he’s pushed them all away.

Whenever Nick comes into the Gumnut Bakery, Natasha Duroz tries to engage him in conversation when she serves him. There’s something about him that intrigues Tash, but she’s not sure if it’s because she feels sorry for him or there’s something more.

At last encouraged by the warmth of a few old and new friends, Nick gradually begins to re-engage with the outside world. Then, suddenly some minor vandalism on his farm escalates and odd things begin to happen on Winters Hill. Is someone out to hurt Nick or have his years of solitude been playing tricks on his mind?

This entrancing novel is about overcoming heartache and loss through the power of friendship and love.

For your chance to win this romantic and uplifting tale, tell us in 25 words or less, your favourite comfort food and why.

Please note this competition is open from 31st January 2018 until 28th February 2018 and is only available to members of Mouths Of Mums. This competition is a game of skill – answer in 25 words or less. We are unable to accept entries posted via facebook. Facebook LIKE functionality is not a requirement of entry to this competition. The winners of this competition will be published on this page. Winners’ name and address will be provided to the promoter of this competition and prizes will be sent to the address you have in Your Profile. Please ensure your details are up to date so that you receive your prize.

  • Lamb shanks. Leave them to cook all day and nakes the house smell yum

  • My favourite comfort food has to be a nice cup of honey tea and crumpets they judt make you feel warm and snuggly inside.

  • I love anything that is baked in my nan’s combustion oven on the farm…. Chocolate cake, apple pie, roast lamb, big Sunday breakfast. Such wonderful memories & beautiful aromas.

  • Hmmm, I think the classic takeaways. Maccas, KFC, Legs N Breasts, Hungry Jacks. I very rarely eat these so when in need of comfort, I go for food outside of my every day diet

  • It has to be chocolate,
    Smooth and creamy and oh so nice,
    Makes me feel better in a trice.

  • I am on a fairly strict diet, I actually love the diet shakes I get from Opti slim ( Australian company) they taste nice because the flavourings are all natural, and they make me feel full with no guilt

  • I absolutely love dark chocolate. It is my little sweet treat for when the kids go to bed after a jammed packed day. I generally snuggle in bed and enjoy some me time

  • My go to comfort food is chips and gravy – I know its not good for me but it always makes me feel so much better!

  • Icecream with milo or topping on it…tasty and easy to prepare. Just need to keep it away from the kids and hubby.

  • Mashed potato is my all time comfort food. My Mum has always made the best mash and it always reminds me of home.

  • Chicos babies as they are yummy and not sticky

  • my favourite food would be chocolate fondue with chunks of cake strawberries other fruits and marshmallows yum

  • Chocolate Cake.. family favourite, mums recipe, always comforts me…

  • C-hocolaty goodness
    H-appy to eat it by the bucket load
    O-oh so yummy
    C-over me in chocolate
    O-MG my favourite
    L-ove, love, love chocolate
    A-bsolutely the best comfort food
    T-aste sensation
    E-ndless pleasure

  • My favourite comfort food is chocolate because it tastes delicious.

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