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Russian cuisine in exile

Author: Petr Vaĭlʹ; Aleksandr Genis; Angela Brintlinger; Thomas Feerick
Publisher: Brighton, MA : Academic Studies Press, 2018. ©2018
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This classic book of essays from the mid-1980s blends humor, nostalgia and cultural commentary with the practical problems of adjusting one's digestion and cooking habits to a new country with completely different culinary traditions. Beloved by Russians at home and across the world, Russian Cuisine in Exile is now available in an English edition with authoritative commentaries by specialists whose experience  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Cookbooks
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Vaĭlʹ, Petr, 1949-2009.
Russian cuisine in exile.
Brighton, MA : Academic Studies Press, 2018
(DLC) 2018025263
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Petr Vaĭlʹ; Aleksandr Genis; Angela Brintlinger; Thomas Feerick
ISBN: 9781618117304 1618117300
OCLC Number: 1027120344
Notes: Translation of: Russkai︠a︡ kukhni︠a︡ v izgnanii Los Angeles.
Description: xii, 117 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 x 28 cm
Contents: The clay pot: a repository of tradition --
Tea is not vodka: you can't drink too much --
The scent of cabbage soup --
Walking on eggshells --
Back to the chicken! --
The soul of solyanka --
Fish tales --
Vital forces --
An unfashionable virtue --
I'll have the kharcho! --
Sharlotka, a russian name --
The anti-semitic lily --
A chameleon lunch --
In search of lost appetite --
Our underwater life --
Mushroom metaphysics --
The botvinya battle --
Running with the sheep --
Hang him from the klyukovo tree! --
Ukha : not just soup, but pure pleasure --
Our native tongue --
Jewish penicillin --
Salad and salo --
Rehabilitating the cutlet --
Adventures in scent --
The wolf is fed and the lamb survives --
Pelmeni for the lazy --
Aristocrats in a can --
The russian rassole --
Borscht, with a side of emancipation --
A relative in military jacket --
Picnic in the pyrenees --
Exotic and stinky --
Veal tenderness --
Enjoy the steam --
Neither fish nor fowl --
"The moveable feast" --
The non-false non-hare --
Sober drunkenness --
The first is also the last --
The meaning of sour cream --
Breadslicers at work --
The west is wind, the east is ecstasy --
A toast to gluttons.
Other Titles: Russkai︠a︡ kukhni︠a︡ v izgnanii.
Responsibility: Pyotr Vail and Alexander Genis ; authorized translation by Angela Brintlinger and Thomas Feerick.

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