Breaking Bread: Recipes and Stories from Immigrant Kitchens (Paperback)

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Through stories of hand-rolled pasta and homemade chutney, local markets and backyard gardens, and wild mushrooms and foraged grape leavesthis book recounts in loving detail the memories, recipes, and culinary traditions of people who have come to the United States from around the world. Chef and teacher Lynne Anderson has gone into immigrant kitchens and discovered the power of food to recall a lost world for those who have left much behind. The enticing, easy-to-prepare recipes feature specialties like Greek dolmades, Filipino adobo, Brazilian peixada, and Sudanese mulukhiyah. Together with Robin Radin's beautiful photographs, these stories and recipes will inspire cooks of all levels to explore new traditions while perhaps rediscovering their own culinary roots.

About the Author

Lynne Anderson is Adjunct Professor at Boston College and Bunker Hill Community College. Before teaching, she worked as a chef in restaurants around the Boston area. Robin Radin has exhibited her photographs nationally. In 2003, she was awarded the Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Grant in Photography.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780520271432
ISBN-10: 0520271432
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication Date: September 1st, 2011
Pages: 281
Language: English
Series: California Studies in Food and Culture (Paperback)