The Bialy Eaters: The Story of a Bread and a Lost World

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Broadway Books, 2000 - Cooking - 160 pages
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Sheraton became a woman with a mission, traveling to Israel, Paris, Austin, Chicago, Buenos Aires, and New York's Lower East Side to rescue the stories of the scattered Bialystokers. In a bittersweet mix of humor and pathos, she tells of their once-vibrant culture and iconic bread, reviving the exiled m

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User Review  - gini - Goodreads

This book was definitely a labor of love. The weaving of the bakers, the stories, the history leave you wanting a perfectly toasted bialy with a pat of creamy butter melting in the center. I was ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jonas - Goodreads

I'm giving it 3 stars, because I didn't finish it. I ended up giving it to my aunt, thinking she might like it more. But, while reading, I learned a lot about something I knew nothing about. I guess I just don't care that much about the subject matter - but it is fascinating stuff! Read full review

Contents

Introduction l
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ONE THE STARTER
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TWO A DAY IN BIALYSTOK
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Copyright

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About the author (2000)

Mimi Sheraton is a former New York Times critic who now freelances for the New York Times, Vanity Fair, Food and Wine, and other magazines. Her cookbook The Whole World Loves Chicken Soup won both the Julia Child/IACP Award and the James Beard Award. She lives in New York City.

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