By Daniela Rusowsky
The Galapagos of Sephardic Food
While researching about Sephardic food, I realized that what for many were exotic flavors and foreign cooking techniques; for me was just average home food. So I started wondering why the Chilean and the Sephardic cuisine are so alike? I started comparing recipes and doing some research on their origins, to finally be able to…
Bubbe’s Kitchen Versus the Kiddush Hall
I recently conducted some research to explore how Jews define their own cultural identity through food. I analyzed interviews done in Europe -mainly in Germany- and in America -mainly Chile- and the results were somehow surprising. Both samples were very similar: mainly middle age, secular, and Ashkenazi women. Their answers were also relatively close in…
Each Flavor was a Journey
When I came across the Zurückgeben grant, which supports creative projects of Jewish women living in Germany, I decided to present a documentary proposal on a Jewish topic. I worked hard to get the figures; concept and team together, but in the last minute the main character of the story desisted on taking part of…
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