Title

Cooking up Memories: The Role of Food, Recipes and Relationships in Jeannette Lander’s Überbleibsel

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

12-1-2006

Abstract

The article analyses the role of food in the novel Überbleibsel, by Jeanette Lander. It carefully considers the many-sided connections between food, memory, and intercultural experiences. The rules of Kashrut and its impact on the narrator's culinary practice are emphasized. It also examines the relationship between the narrator's two great passions which are cooking and writing, as well as the contradictions of her gourmet aspirations and weight-loss ambitions.

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