“Your grandmother’s tortellini is always the best tortellini,” says Lara Gilmore in the clip, which holds true for any Italian. The tortellini in brodo that is eaten at home has a magical power for Italians, it is comforting and evocative of all their best family memories of the Sunday lunch table.
Tortellini in brodo is not difficult to make, but as with all Italian food, it is deceptively simple, and special attention must be paid to detail and technique. Master it, however, and you will have a special magic recipe that can bind a family together forever. Try it for yourself.