The Kindness of Strangers

“Many women arrived here with only the clothes on their backs and the recipes inside their heads. Cooking again, having a kitchen in which to cook, was a sign of rebuilding; cooking the dishes they knew from home was a comfort and a pleasure, and a way to retain some European identity. You anchored your new family in the tastes of your old home.”

Source: Griffith Review
Published: Jul 26, 2020
Length: 9 minutes (2,278 words)