On America’s Test Kitchen, we speak to Cara De Silva, the editor of In Memory’s Kitchen: A Legacy from the Women of Terezin, a cookbook written by starving women in the Czechoslovakian ghetto/concentration camp of Theresienstadt. Find out how these brave women used their culinary heritage as an act of defiance by talking about food and trading recipes.
“for these women when they were doing this it was a form of resisting psychologically, of reinforcing who they were and they were using recipes as defensive weapons…”
This special America’s Test Kitchen airs Thursday, May 1, at 9 p.m. on West Virginia Public Radio.
Also in this hour:
—Call-Ins with Host Christopher Kimball and Culinary Expert Bridget Lancaster: Chris and Bridget take calls from listeners and answer their cooking questions.
—Taste Test with Jack Bishop: Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of frozen French fries.
—Gopnik on Food: Food Writer Adam Gopnik talks food with host Christopher Kimball about the end of the Supermarket era.
—Recipe Challenge: Test cook Dan Souza uncovers the secrets to making an old fashioned favorite, Chuck Roast in Foil.