By Fiona Hurrell, Senior Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Nothing is quite so comforting on a chilly night as a steaming plate of feijoada or a delicious bowl of stew enjoyed within the warm surroundings of Rio’s coziest restaurants. While countries in the Northern hemisphere prepare for summer, Brazil and its Latin neighbors are adapting to the cooler climate and indulging in some comforting winter foods.
Amongst the favorites is of course the traditional Brazilian feijoada, which consists of a black bean stew cooked with pork or beef and accompanied by side dishes of rice, fried aipim (cassava . . .