Matzoh Ball Gumbo: Culinary Tales of the Jewish South (Paperback)

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From the colonial era to the present, Marcie Cohen Ferris examines the expressive power of food throughout southern Jewish history. She demonstrates with delight and detail how southern Jews reinvented culinary traditions as they adapted to the customs, landscape, and racial codes of the American South. Richly illustrated, this culinary tour of the historic Jewish South is an evocative mixture of history and foodways, including more than thirty recipes to try at home.

About the Author

Marcie Cohen Ferris, associate professor of American studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is the author of "Matzoh Ball Gumbo: Culinary Tales of the Jewish South".
Product Details
ISBN: 9780807871232
ISBN-10: 0807871230
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Publication Date: September 3rd, 2010
Pages: 327
Language: English