Chopped Chicken Liver from the Rue des Rosiers

Preparation info
  • Yield:


    generous appetizer servings
    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Gefilte Variations

By Jayne Cohen

Published 2000

  • About

Not through Proust or Camus, Colette or Chanel. Not even through French food. I became a Francophile early by way of Toni home permanents.

On Sunday nights in the days before cream rinse, my mother attempted to distract me as she wielded her comb through the chewing gum, wisteria blossoms, and weblike tangles that inhabited my hair. And she had to find a way to keep me cooperative through the longer process of applying vile-smelling lotion to my unfashionably straig