By Jane Ziegelman

“Social heritage is, so much elementally, meals historical past. Jane Ziegelman had the good proposal to 0 in on one decrease East facet tenement construction, and during it she has crafted a different and fragrant narrative of recent York’s immigrant tradition: with bread within the oven, steam emerging from pots, and the relatives collecting round.” — Russell Shorto, writer of The Island on the middle of the realm

97 Orchard is a richly distinct research of the lives and culinary habits—shopping, cooking, and eating—of 5 households of assorted ethnicities residing on the flip of the 20 th century in a single tenement at the decrease East aspect of big apple. With forty recipes incorporated, 97 Orchard is ideal for enthusiasts of Rachel Ray’s Hometown Eats; somebody drawn to the heritage of ways immigrant meals grew to become American nutrients; and “foodies” of each stripe.

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