Back to Square One by Joyce Eserky Goldstein
Old-World Food in a New-World Kitchen

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Gets readers back in touch with their food heritage with more than 240 recipes from diverse culinary traditions. By the author of The Mediterranean Kitchen. 35,000 first printing. $60,000 ad/promo. Tour.

About Joyce Eserky Goldstein

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Goldstein is formerly chef-owner of the celebrated Square One in San Francisco.
Published October 1, 1992 by William Morrow. 420 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, Cooking. Non-fiction

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At the root of restaurant and book alike is Goldstein's vision of the chef's role as ``artist, interpreter, and caretaker of cultural artworks we call recipes.'' Familiar classics (Passover sponge cake, persimmon pudding and gefilte fish), however, are the exceptions in a collection where an Ital...

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Not true, as it turned out--and while I'm not quite ready to try again, not yet, I have read Goldstein's assortment of duck recipes with a growing desire: curry duck, Indonesian duck, three Asian recipes with fruit.

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