Fondue – kitsch or cool? This hot pot of melty cheese has been enjoying a comeback. Do you fondue?
Comfort food encompasses more than just traditional American favorites like mashed potatoes. The basic tenets of comfort food have been embraced by cuisines from around the world, including Italy, France, Morocco, and Japan. The only requirements are that the flavors are familiar and the food fills you up like a hug from mom. The following categories contain a few tempting examples of the global comfort-food phenomenon.