Akko. Historic, exotic, beautiful seaside town with great food and places to stay. Restaurant recommendations, plus a hamam just for two, and a recipe for fish with saffron from the Akko markets.
A delicious, super-quick and easy fruit cake, recipe from a Viennese pastry chef. Plus in light of controversial Polish legislation on the Holocaust, we return to the story of Ruth Scheuer and Celina Widawski, Jewish women who survived WW2 in Poland by passing as Christians, living on fake ID papers.
100 years after the Battle of Beersheba - commemorating an ANZAC victory in World War One. Moving stories of the Australian soldiers who fought there and their descendants. Plus a Cavalry charge! And a sugar free Blueberry and Zucchini bread to pack up in your old kit bag. Great stories and recipe this week.
Emergency cheesecake recipe, just in time for the Jewish festival of Shavuot. Yes, a holiday built around cheesecake is a fine thing. And these recipes are 2 of the finest. A tiny but perfect personal cheescake, baked on a vineleaf, plus a classic Polish cheesecake, the recipe from Melbourne Holocaust survivor Sabcia Saaroni.
Chrusty. Light as air pastry bow ties, which can be either savoury or sweet. (The secret – a splash of vodka!) It’s the fail-safe recipe of Lena Goldstein, the oldest grandmother in this project, who’s still baking aged 98… Lena’s also haring something she’s written -- her memories of a friend who didn’t survive the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, 74 years ago this month. “There is nobody alive who remembers his full name. Even I only know him by his first name: Heniek.”
European recipes + Australian beach life. Duck plastered in garlic and honey, stuffed with fruit and baked. Red cabbage braised with apple. The recipes of 2 Melbourne grandmothers, both Holocaust survivors from Poland, great friends and great cooks. Plus Sydney's ocean pools and a deelish organic cafe.