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Russia in Recipes and Lore

Darra Goldstein in Conversation with Boris Fishman
Darra Goldstein and Boris Fishman
Beyond the North Wind: Russia in Recipes and Lore

Join renowned food scholar and cookbook writer Darra Goldstein in conversation as she discusses her new cookbook, Beyond the North Wind: Russia in Recipes and Lore.

More than just a collection of delicious recipes, Goldstein’s book uses travelogue, ethnography, and personal anecdote to explore Russia’s wild northern reaches. The conversation promises to be lively as Goldstein digs into the role of eating and drinking in Russian culture. She’ll also discuss the transformation of the Russian food scene from Soviet times into the present; the ever-inventive ways the Russians deal with scarcity, whether caused by droughts, war, or political sanctions; and what the Russian table can help us understand about Russia and Russians today, all the way to the man in the Kremlin.

Registration includes a code for a 20% discount on the purchase of Beyond the North Wind through Kitchen Arts & Letters.


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Darra Goldstein

Darra Goldstein is the founding editor of Gastronomica: The Journal of Food and Culture and the Adsit Professor of Russian, Emerita at Williams College …

Boris Fishman

Boris Fishman immigrated to the U.S. at nine, from the former Soviet Union. He is the author of the novels A Replacement Life

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