As Victory Day (celebrated on May 9 in Former Soviet Union countries) approaches, Boris Eltsefon, a local Holocaust survivor from the FSU, shares memories of fabulous food even when ingredients were lacking.
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Recipe contributed by Boris Eltsefon. These cookies date back to the ninth century when sugar and spices were prized possessions. As with any recipe that old, there are endless variations to the cookie and the glaze.
What memories do you have of food? In January, JFE and caterer Susan Rothstein hosted a thought-provoking afternoon of tea, homemade baked goods and stories by Florence Golden, survivor of Auschwitz.