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Victoria Turovsky’s Borscht

  |   Recipes of Russia

This recipe comes from our good friend, Victoria Turovsky, who has made borscht “by feel” since her childhood in Ukraine.  A recipe loved by her grandson, she has been good enough to share it here.Ingredients:6  cups chicken broth or bouillon2 cans small whole beets. Reserve...

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Russian-inspired Knadelach (Matzo Balls)

  |   Recipes of Russia

Ingredients: 3 eggs, well beaten3 T canola oil (or chicken fat, for a more authentic taste)3 T finely ground almondsSalt, pepper, pinch sugar9 T ground Matzo (or Matzo meal)6 cups chicken broth (or salted water)Preparation:   Mix first four ingredients wellWhen mixture is combined, add Matzo mealLet...

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Babushka “Bubbe’s” Chopped Herring

  |   Recipes of Russia

Ingredients: 1 small jar pickled herring in wine sauce. Discard sauce and onions, reserving only herring.1 Granny Smith apple1/4 onion, sliced thinly3 Marie biscuits (or other plain crackers)Juice of 1 or 2 lemons1 tsp sugar2 hard-boiled eggs, sliced.½ cup fresh parsley, choppedPreparation:Mince or grind first four...

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South African Sizzle on March 10, 2015

  |   PREVIOUS EVENTS

I am so excited to be included in a wonderful event on March 10th at 6:30 PM at Pine Manor College in Chestnut Hill, MA. It’s called South African Sizzle and it is presented by New Center: Exploring the Jewish Imagination. The event will take...

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Writing About Love

  |   Blog, On Writing, What I'm Thinking

What is on a writer’s mind as he writes about love between his characters? I’ve been asked this question numerous times by book clubs.You might ask the same question about any number of topics. What goes through your mind as you write about eating chocolate?...

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Amazon Customer Reviews of Bloodlines

  |   Bloodlines

 Bloodlines by Neville Frankel is a wonderfully written and powerful story that embraced me emotionally and intellectually. It illuminates the history of the struggle against apartheid in South Africa through four generations of an extended family thereby making it both universal and personal. The structure...

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About Fay Lewis

  |   Uncategorized

Fay Lewis is a renowned South African-born culinary professional, currently living in Boston, with 3 award-winning cookbooks, a weekly newspaper column, and many feature articles to her credit.Fay has a classical food science background, which she has applied to a variety of professional roles over...

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