I love reading stories from the heart. Heritage is an important part of cooking. Most cooks can tell you a good ‘ole down home story that relates in some way to every dish they prepare. Remember when Aunt Sally spilled jelly all over herself? Or maybe Uncle Johnny ate the entire cake when no one was looking.
Such stories start the fun and heart warming recipe book, Inside the Jewish Bakery. Written by Stanley Ginsberg and Norman Berg, Inside the Jewish Bakery gives a brief history of the world of Judaism and what made them who they are now. It tells of poor families struggling to survive and the family recipes that sustained them. Back in the olden days Jews had to survive on little to nothing, certainly not having such luxuries as we have today. Instead,