There are dishes that perform miracles, triggering memories. We ritually feed on tried and tested recipes that work as a Linus blanket. Others simply heal. Chunky soups, court bouillon-based fish stews, consommés…

In winter, I have my own set of comfort food classics. They warm and pacify and help me ward off the blues that early nightfall brings on. I once nursed a broken heart on a strict diet of passatelli in brodo, pasta simmered in chicken broth. It worked wonders.

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Find out which other dishes are my go-to remedy in winter by reading Winter victuals, as appeared on The American in Italia Magazine