Luisa Weiss

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Luisa Weiss was born in West Berlin and spent her childhood shuttling back and forth between her Italian mother in Berlin and her American father in Boston. She started her much loved and highly acclaimed food blog, The Wednesday Chef, in 2005, and has worked as a literary scout and cookbook editor in New York. She now lives in Berlin with her husband and son.

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Finally, friends, a little report on my magical week in Sicily in early June. Rachel and I were there to teach a week-long writing workshop at the Anna Tasca Lanza Cooking School. The school was founded 26 years ago by the Marchesa Anna Tasca Lanza, on the grounds of her family's winery, Regaleali. The Marchesa - an accomplished and ambitious cook - endeavored to teach people about the incre...

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Average rating: 3.70 · 2,341 ratings · 365 reviews · 1 distinct work · Similar authors
My Berlin Kitchen: A Love S...
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“So I had nothing to distract me from my books and their other worlds that swallowed me whole, from Narnia to the Wisconsin woods, from a small town in Sweden to the red earth of Prince Edward Island. Nothing and no one interested me as much as my books.”
Luisa Weiss

“I couldn't will my beloved Berlin streets across the world or make the people I loved appear when I needed them, but by summoning the flavors of Berlin and the foods of my loved ones, my kitchen became my sanctuary, the stove my anchor.

Distance means nothing when your kitchen smells like home.”
Luisa Weiss, My Berlin Kitchen: A Love Story (with Recipes)

“The baker has to have not only strength and fortitude, but patience too.”
Luisa Weiss, My Berlin Kitchen: A Love Story (with Recipes)

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