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By Laura Silver

ISBN-10: 1611685451

ISBN-13: 9781611685459

Whilst Laura Silver’s favourite knish store went into bankruptcy, the local New Yorker sank into mourning, yet then she sprang into motion. She launched into a round-the-world quest for the origins and modern day manifestations of the knish.

The iconic potato pie leads the writer from Mrs. Stahl’s bakery in Brighton seashore, Brooklyn, to an Italian pasta maker in New Jersey—and directly to a hunt throughout 3 continents for the pastry that formed her id. beginning in long island, she tracks down heirs to numerous knish dynasties and discovers that her family has roots in a Polish city named Knyszyn.

With solid humor and a starvation for heritage, Silver mines knish lore for tales of entrepreneurship, survival, and significant deliciousness. alongside the way in which, she meets Minnesota seniors who make knishes for weekly fundraisers, foodies decided to restore the legacy of Mrs. Stahl, or even the mythical knish maker’s granddaughters, who proportion their joie de vivre—and their relatives recipe.

Knish connections to Eleanor Roosevelt and rap track? Die-hard investigator Silver finds these and different fascinating anecdotes regarding the starchy snack as soon as so universal alongside Manhattan’s long-lost Knish Alley. In a chain of humorous, relocating, and touching episodes, Silver takes us on a knish-eye journey of worlds earlier and current, hence laying the root for a world knish renaissance.

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No whipped cream. Charlie Knish: Tuna casserole supreme in a knish. The Ruby: A Reuben knish with corned beef and sauerkraut. The dressing was milchedich [dairy]. )35 Frum, which comes from the German frumm, meaning devout or pious, refers to someone who will not ingest milk with meat. Jerry Oshinsky was becoming receptive to religion. Whether a higher degree of observance could help knish sales was another question altogether. In the environs of Miami, former New Yorkers of Jewish extraction have long flocked to early-bird specials.

Stahl’s knishes had entered the canon of the bygone. The absence of knishes echoed the absence of the Dodgers; it made for a black hole within a void, within the pit of a person’s stomach. Even for those who saw it coming, the loss of Mrs. Stahl’s was unthinkable. ) Pat Singer had to be diplomatic. It was her job to support business on the Avenue — all business — including the new Subway sandwich store. But Singer’s heart was with the knish, and thus decimated. From the 1920s to the 1950s and even after that, Brighton Beach and Coney Island were thick with knishes.

Mrs. Stahl’s had stood on the corner of Brighton Beach and Coney Island avenues longer than Pat Singer had been alive. By dint of its existence it became family. Singer didn’t have to explain. I knew. It was more than the food and the outdated décor. It Au Revoir, Mrs. ”7 was the waft of onions, cooked, and the Formica counter, orange, that lined the shop and led to the front windows, opaque from steam. It was a place to sit. Or not. The People of the Mrs. Stahl’s Knish had moved on. They had lawns, children, pets, aging parents, all of which required mowing or driving somewhere or other.

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