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Anya Von Bremzen is one of the most accomplished food writers of her generation. She is the winner of three James Beard awards and the author of five acclaimed cookbooks, among them The New Spanish Table. She divides her time between New York City and Istanbul.

Omfatter også følgende navne: Anya Von Bremzen, Anya Von Bremzen

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Associated Works

Best Food Writing 2007 (2007) — Bidragyder — 112 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Food and Wine Best of the Best Cookbook Recipes 2006 Volume 9 (2006) — Bidragyder — 103 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
The Best American Food Writing 2018 (2018) — Bidragyder — 90 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
Best Food Writing 2009 (2009) — Bidragyder — 86 eksemplarer

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Took me a few chapters to get into, but once I did I found a remarkable family history spanning the end of Stalin to Putin. It’s a book that describes the vastness and scope of the USSR the paranoia, the cynicism, the complexity of a truly fucked up, unfree, memory-holed people. Whew. A rough history that Russians still manage to have a nostalgia for. It’s a sad testament to a sort of Stockholm syndrome and mother that would not ask it for herself or daughter. Wonderful book and one recipe I will probably try.… (mere)
 
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BookyMaven | 21 andre anmeldelser | Dec 6, 2023 |
There is something special about a cookbook that also tells the story behind the foods and the culture. Please to the Table does this so well, the author brings you with her on her journey, see the places and "taste" the dishes through her words.
 
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schoenbc70 | 3 andre anmeldelser | Sep 2, 2023 |
Phenomenal book. I didn't realize it when I decided I wanted to read this book based on reviews, but Ms. von Bremsen is the author of one of my favorite cookbooks, "Please to the Table" covering Russian Jewish cooking. The author talks about the life of her and her family in Russia from right after the Revolution through to when she and her mother finally were allowed to leave the Soviet Union for the U.S. The writing is so good - you get an overview of the history, as well as the situations and mechanics of living a life in the Soviet Union, as well as the life of a Jewish family there.… (mere)
 
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schoenbc70 | 21 andre anmeldelser | Sep 2, 2023 |
This book is 50% Russian/Soviet history, 49% personal family history and 1% food. Not the ratio I signed up for.
 
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blueskygreentrees | 21 andre anmeldelser | Jul 30, 2023 |

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ISBN
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