Rest in peace Stephanie Heller, Holocaust Survivor, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, twin. The amazing life story of 95 year old Stephanie and her twin Annetta Able. They survived Dr Mengele's medical experiments in Auschwitz and ended up living around the corner from each other in Melbourne for more than half a century.
It’s Jewish New Year, the time for honey cake and goodwill to all men! A fudgy orange-scented American honey cake recipe, memories of my own grandmother, a whirlwind trip to Australia, plus baking up a storm for a 10-year-old’s birthday. HNY!
It’s a wedding, a tour through Andalusia in Spain, plus a fab vegan recipe from the Just Add Love cookbook this week. History, food and time off - the best things in life! Plus a restaurant recommendation and a new take on Christropher Columbus.
Need a recipe for pastry that’s quick, ‘down and dirty’, no cold butter, no cold utensils, no leaving overnight in the fridge to rest? Just forgiving and always works? You got it! Plus recipes for mushroom and onion tart and a Cheesecake with Apricot, Fresh Zaatar & Thyme.
Lena Goldstein 1919-2019. Mother, grandmother, survivor of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. Inspiration to all who knew her. These are her memories of a friend who didn’t survive the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, 76 years ago. “There is nobody alive who remembers his full name. Even I only know him by his first name: Heniek.”
On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me - 3 kilos of cumquats, fresh from the tree. That’s why I’ve been making a spicy, delicate cumquat marmalade. Recipe, plus heartwarming Jerusalem Christmas story all here this week.