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My Mother's Spice Cupboard:A Journey from Baghdad to Bombay to Bondi #2020

My Mother s Spice Cupboard A Journey from Baghdad to Bombay to Bondi In fifteen year old Jacob Benjamin fled Baghdad for Bombay disguised as an Arab My Mother s Spice Cupboard is the story of Jacob his indomitable wife Hannah and their nine children set again

  • Title: My Mother's Spice Cupboard:A Journey from Baghdad to Bombay to Bondi
  • Author: Elana Benjamin
  • ISBN: 9781921666555
  • Page: 415
  • Format: Paperback
  • My Mother's Spice Cupboard:A Journey from Baghdad to Bombay to Bondi By Elana Benjamin, In 1917, fifteen year old Jacob Benjamin fled Baghdad for Bombay, disguised as an Arab My Mother s Spice Cupboard is the story of Jacob, his indomitable wife Hannah, and their nine children, set against the backdrop of the once thriving Baghdadi Jewish community of Bombay.Elana Benjamin, one of Jacob and Hannah s many grandchildren, has vividly brought to life a communityIn 1917, fifteen year old Jacob Benjamin fled Baghdad for Bombay, disguised as an Arab My Mother s Spice Cupboard is the story of Jacob, his indomitable wife Hannah, and their nine children, set against the backdrop of the once thriving Baghdadi Jewish community of Bombay.Elana Benjamin, one of Jacob and Hannah s many grandchildren, has vividly brought to life a community which no longer exists Tracing the changes through two families and four generations, Benjamin lovingly describes what it was like to leave the culture, language and cuisine of India and start a new life in Australia.Underlying the story is the importance of food and cooking to the Baghdadi Jews, which goes beyond the mere provision of sustenance to express boundless warmth, love and hospitality.

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    1. Unlike most other Australian Jews, Elana s parents were born and grew up in Bombay, and her grandparents were from Iraq, Burma and India.My Mother s Spice Cupboard traces the history of the Baghdadi Jews of Bombay It is the story of what happened to a community which no longer exists, how its members built new lives in a different country, and what it was like to grow up as one of their children It s also about how much things have changed over four generations in one family and to what extent u [...]

    2. By looking at the cover you may think Elana Benjamin has written a cook book based on her family s cooking Nup This memoir recounts her family and how they came to live in Sydney As a first born Australian, Elana has written an easy to read account of her family and their lives prior to migrating.I found the detail very interesting and enjoyed reading about her journey to India with her brother and father There are sections of this book you will not want to read on an empty stomach Reading about [...]

    3. So nice to follow this jewish family, and jewish tradition without the Nazi and other painfull stories of the european jews.

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