Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking

Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking

[a Memoir of Love and Longing]

Downloadable Audiobook - 2013
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A celebrated food writer captures the flavors of the Soviet experience in a sweeping, tragicomic multi-generational memoir that brilliantly illuminates the history and culture of a vanished empire. Proust had his madeleine; Narnia's Edmund had his Turkish delight. Anya von Bremzen has vobla--rock-hard, salt-cured dried Caspian roach fish. Lovers of vobla risk breaking a tooth or puncturing a gum on the once-popular snack, but for Anya it's transporting...
Publisher: New York :, Books on Tape,, 2013
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9780804128346
0804128340
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 sound file (12 hr., 37 min., 10 sec.)) :,digital
Additional Contributors: Gati, Kathleen 1967-

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hopiepokie
Aug 04, 2014

The memoir is only loosely based on food, but it is a constant and reveals how much we use food to symbolize our culture and heritage. I wish I'd had a better familiarity with Russian/Soviet history before listening to this, but it was great to get a human rather than textbook perspective on the last century or so of those who feel connected to this part of the world.

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