Battery Park Broadsheet—we learn something new about Lower Manhattan every time we read. So when they wrote about Susan Viola, the head baker at Inatteso Café (which we’ve spoken of glowingly in the past) we were thrilled. We also learned something about Inatteso relevant to our own institution: Ms. Viola’s mother, Hilde Klein, was a Viennese-born Holocaust survivor. The recipes, like those for linzer tortes, sacher tortes, and rugelah came from her. "Hilde was an amazing cook and baker," Susan said.This is why we love the
So if you’re in the mood for some fabulous Viennese pastry after lunch at the Museum’s Heritage Café, check out Inatteso! If you feel like trying your hand at some recipes of your own, check out the Pickman Museum shop for cookbooks with a variety of delicious Jewish recipes.