The Grandmas' Cookbook can be approached by the reader in two ways. On one hand it is a book on traditional German recipes and on the other it is a special historical look at the life of two northern German housewives of the early 20th century. It all started when Michael Hümpel discovered his grandmothers' handwritten notebooks and diaries. Recognizing their value, he collected testimonies and photographs of their history and recorded in detail the cooking recipes contained in the writings.
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