Next Stop: Vilna

Our next stop is Vilna, which technically doesn’t exist anymore. It goes by Vilnius these days and is the capital of Lithuania. No, I didn’t recently travel there, though I’d certainly love to –– especially after meeting a distant relative who lives there with her family. Instead, I did a bit of time travel to the Ashkenazi Jewish kitchens of what used to be called Vilna when it was annexed by Poland before World War II.

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