How many times have you wished you had the recipe for the braided Christmas bread your Ukrainian grandmother used to bake or wondered what the secret spice was in your uncle's Italian sausage? The Thai people have a lovely custom to ensure that special family recipes will be preserved. Before a person dies, he or she gathers cherished recipes into a handsome hand-lettered booklet, which is given to grieving friends and relatives at the funeral. In this way, the person is remembered every time the... More >>>