Jewish cuisine punching above its paunch

“In the late 30s, you could get a smoked meat sandwich for five cents,” said Olivier Bauer, a professor at the University of Montreal’s Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies. “Today, the sandwich is not cheap, but it has become a Montreal icon. The same is true for the bagel our city is famous for around the world.” The researcher, who conducted a study on these two foods associated with Judaism, recently presented the results of his research at the international conference Food Heritage, Hybridity & Locality at Brown University, Rhode Island. His study is available on Papyrus. “Montreal’s food heritage is influenced by Jewish cultural heritage,” he said. —> Read More