In memory's kitchen : a legacy from the women of Terezin
Call Number940.5317 T398 1996
Statement of Responsibilityedited by Cara DeSilva ; translation by Bianca Steiner Brown ; foreword by Michael Berenbaum.
Creators & ContributorsDeSilva, Cara
SummaryThe heart of this book is a compilation of remembered recipes written down by malnourished women in Terezin, a Nazi concentration camp in Czechoslovakia. The women of Terezin recorded their recipes as a way to maintain their humanity and bring them comfort in the face of almost certain death. In stark contrast to the meager food they were eating in the camp, the recipes in these pages record the rich and robust tradition of Czech Jewish life.
ContentsMina's cookbook (Recipes by several women ; most by Wilhelmina (Mina) Pächter -- Recipe list for the original manuscript -- Poems by Wilhelmina Pächter : written in Terezín introduction and translations by David Stern -- Letters by Wilhelmina Pächter : written in Terezín.
Physical Description xliii, 110 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
LanguageEnglish, In English with German and Czech text and English translation.
PublisherNorthvale, NJ : J. Aronson
NotesIncludes bibliographical references (pages 109–110)