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What is your madeleine?

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What is your madeleine?

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dordogne | | Oct 5, 2006 04:44 AM

I read a piece by Nora Ephron about her adult quest for the version of cabbage streudel she had as a child, the taste of which remained vivid, evocative and unmatched by anything she'd tasted since. My Proustian trigger is the salted fish/diced pork dish served over mushy rice that my mother made--homely food full of flavor and memory. What is your madeleine?

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