Matzoh Ball Gumbo: Culinary Tales of the Jewish South

Matzoh Ball Gumbo: Culinary Tales of the Jewish South

by Marcie Cohen Ferris
     
 

From the colonial era to the present, Marcie Cohen Ferris examines the expressive power of food throughout southern Jewish history. She demonstrates with delight and detail how southern Jews reinvented culinary traditions as they adapted to the customs, landscape, and racial codes of the American South. Richly illustrated, this culinary tour of the historic Jewish

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From the colonial era to the present, Marcie Cohen Ferris examines the expressive power of food throughout southern Jewish history. She demonstrates with delight and detail how southern Jews reinvented culinary traditions as they adapted to the customs, landscape, and racial codes of the American South. Richly illustrated, this culinary tour of the historic Jewish South is an evocative mixture of history and foodways, including more than thirty recipes to try at home.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807871232
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
09/03/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
344
Sales rank:
482,416
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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