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Breaking Bread : Recipes and Stories from Immigrant Kitchens.

Author: Lynne Christy Anderson; Corby Kummer
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2010.
Series: California studies in food and culture, 29.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Lynne Anderson's portraits of recent immigrant families capture a crucial truth about how real food connects us to our culture, our memories, and to one another. This is an important book." Alice Waters, Chez Panisse Restaurant"Everyone loves talking about food. In this remarkable book, Lynne Anderson lets recent immigrants to America speak in their own words about the foods they most loved from their homelands.  Read more...
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Anderson, Lynne Christy.
Breaking Bread : Recipes and Stories from Immigrant Kitchens.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lynne Christy Anderson; Corby Kummer
ISBN: 9780520945647 0520945646
OCLC Number: 646788631
Description: 1 online resource (303 pages).
Contents: Breaking Bread; CONTENTS; FOREWORD; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION; SCOOPING THE MEMORIES; IT'S LIKE A CONTINUUM; ADD A PLACE AT THE TABLE; FORAGING TOGETHER BUT ALONE; A SAVAGE LOVES HIS OWN SHORE; SWAPPING FOOD ON SUNDAYS; LIVING THE CULTURE EVERY DAY; EATING ALONE; QUIETIN AMERICA; REMEMBERING WHERE YOU STARTED; EATING THE FLAG; A HAPPY STRADDLER; THIS IS AMERICA?; MORE RELAXED BUT A LITTLE TIRED; BRINGING GOOD THINGS WITH FOOD; KEEPING THE CONNECTION FLOWING; FOOD, THE GREAT ICEBREAKER; MAN IN THE KITCHEN; PART OF YOU GOES INTO THE COOKING; TEACHING BOTH WAYS; PRESERVING HOME. Less conservative nowit's okay to be different; cooking every day; why not teach them to cook?
Series Title: California studies in food and culture, 29.

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Featuring stories of hand-rolled pasta, homemade chutney, local markets, backyard gardens, wild mushrooms and foraged grape leaves, this book recounts the memories, recipes, and culinary traditions  Read more...
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"Food powerfully evokes a past, a place left behind, and can bind a family, new or old, beautifully. Anderson gives voice to that." Shelf Awareness 20101123 "(Immigrants) voices come alive in the Read more...

 
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