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telynor

Telynor's Library, and then some

A woman of a certain age who has three cats underfoot, and has the dream of filling her passport with stamps. Books, classical music, tea, cats, movies, art, fancy needlework,  and anything else I can think of.

Reading progress update: I've read 75.

Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking: A Memoir of Food and Longing - Anya Von Bremzen

Can I just say how much fun I am having with this one? I'm a foodie, and always interested in Russia, and this excursion/memoir of Russian food and custom is a scream and a half. The exploration of how and why Russians drink, not to mention the proper way to drink (drinking alone is a no-no) is both very sad and riotously funny.