les nems Nguyen Thi Teo

Nguyen Thi Teo

by saintier

Vietnam

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Un parfum est indissociable de mes souvenirs d’enfance, embaumant ma mémoire et faisant ressurgir le passé : celui des nems…

les spritzs Liliane Waldung

Les spritzs de Liliane Waldung

by Laurie

France

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“Ma mamie c’est Liliane. Et quand j’ai découvert le Grandmas Project je me suis dit que c’était pour elle. Du…

Nanou

Nanou

by Louis Gobert

France

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“Plus qu’une recette c’est le goût de la cuisine et des bonnes choses que m’a transmis Nanou. Enfant pénétrer dans…

Les crostinis aux foie de volaille Jeannette

Jeannette's Chicken Liver Crostinis

by Marie Negreti

France, Spain

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“Ici c’est Jeannette, elle tenait un salon de coiffure à Marseille avec sa soeur (ma grand mère) qui est morte…

Rebecca Crespin épouse Charbit

Rebecca Crespin épouse Charbit

by Sophie Jakubowicz

France, Egypt

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“Transmission. Comme des milliers d’autres familles expulsées d’Egypte en 1956, ma grand-mère Becky est montée sur ce bateau qui quittait…

Jeanne Berman

Jeanne Berman

by Agathe Berman

France

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“Jeanne Berman, née Denise Potosniak, dite Grand-Mère ou GM. Mère de mon père, née en 1907 à Bagnolet d’une française…

Coconut Crab Rosario Capili

Rosario's Coconut Crab

by Gabrielle Capili

Philippines

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“Grandma and grandpa raised us. We spent every summer in their house. Fifteen of us altogether, we ate all their…

Socorro Limon

Socorro's Huevos Rancheros

by David J. Limon

Mexico

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“My Grandmother was born in 1930 in Juchipila, Zacatecas, Mexico. She was married by age 20 and moved to California…

Raivas Maria Francisca Sanches Inglês Esquível

Maria Francisca Sanches Inglês Esquível

by João Luís Esquível

Portugal

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“She was a sad faced lady that hid a wonderful sense of humor. When she set herself loose of the…

Makedonka Stoilova

Makedonka's Sarma

by Makedonka Stoilova

Macedonia

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“My Grandmother comes from a very small village in Macedonia called ‘Marvinci’. She is the youngest of nine siblings in…

Kholodets by Olha Dmytrivna

Olha's Kholodets

by Nadia Parfan

Ukraine

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“In a way, I am vegetarian. At least, my grandma believes so. Born and raised in rural Galicia (Western Ukraine),…

Nicole’s Tunisian Roses

Les roses tunisiennes de Nicole Younes

by Hannah Younes

Tunisie

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“My grandmother (and grandfather!) is the strongest person I know. They moved to France in 1965 from Tunisia with nothing…

Josette Gnocchis

Josette

by Laure Prete

France

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“Mamie Jo est le pilier de la famille, une personnalité forte et unique qui nous réunit et nous régale par…

Rada

Rada

by Sladjana Perkovic

Yougoslavia/Bosnia and Herzegovina

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“Grandma Rada was no ordinary grandmother. She smoked all the time, preaching that nicotine cannot be bad for your health.…

Christothea Nicolaou

Christothea Nicolaou

by Anna Koumoushi

Cyprus

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“She is the power! She holds the family together. We lost our mum 5 years ago, her oldest daughter and…

Leiheim Anandavalli

Anandavalli

by Anita

India

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“Born in 1926 grandma is a pre independence child. She was married off early in life at the age of…

Nonna Lella

Nonna Lella

by Carlo Faenza

Italy

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“Nonna Lella is the prototype of the ‘Italian grandmother’. Her life’s mission is to feed you until you drop unconscious…

Mamie Lucienne

Mamie Lucienne

by Benjo

Algeria - France

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“Mamie Lucienne, notre mamie à tous, est née en Algérie avant de rejoindre Paris avec son mari et ses enfants.…

Marian

Marian

by Megan Hustad

USA

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“Marian made sure her grandchildren knew how to pick fruit when ripe, not before. Here’s she standing by an apple…

Marie’s Grandma

Grandma's memories

by Marie Maitro

France

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“Beignets légers Juin revient et dans ma mémoire celui des beignets de fleurs d’acacia préparés par ma grand-mère. Je revois…

Mémé’s babka and Mimi’s lapin à la cuillère

Mémé et Mimi

by Céline Pelletier

France

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“Let me introduce Eliane on the right called ‘Mémé’ and Jacqueline on the left called ‘Mimi’. Mémé made every Easter…

Grandma Fanny Luna “Mémé Zehmour”

Mémé Zehmour

by Murielle Weizmann

France - Turkey

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“Il y a une période de ma vie (vers 7/8 ans) où je passais tout les mercredis chez ma mémé…

Mamie Dalila

Mamie Dalila

by Shirley Sayadi

France

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“Je me souviens de mamie Dalila qui nous demandait sans cesse ce qu’on voulait manger et qui, sans même attendre…

Fajga dite grand-mère Fanny

Fajga's Yiddish Cuisine

by Yankelle Wallach

Poland - France

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“Elle s’appelait Fajga dite grand-mère Fanny. Elle est née à Lodz en Pologne. Elle faisait le clops, le bortsch, la carpe farcie…

Dora

Dora's Krepplers

by Sylviane Assouline

France

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“Voici ma grand-mère Dora (Dortchka ?) mais qui n’aimait pas son prénom et se faisait appeler Denise … alors que…

Nagymama

Nagymama

by Claire Chateau

Hungary

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“My grandmother’s name is Margit but we all just call her “Nagymama”. She has lived in Szolnok in Hungary all…

Grandma Peg Wade’s Cakes and Puddings

Grandma Peg Wade

by Jordan McGarry

Australia

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“My Grandma died last year (she was 97!) and I miss her very much. I backed your project for her…

Grandma Violeta

Violeta

by Irit Gal

Bulgaria - Israel

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“Born and raised in Sofia (Bulgaria). She was the youngest of 5 brothers and sisters. During the Second World War…

Else “Elsemor” ‘s Brun Sovs

Elsemor's Brun Sovs

by Mai Bruun Poulsen

Denmark

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“My grandmother is called Else, but everybody in the family and in her town calls her ‘Elsemor’. She lives in…

Grandma Jeys

Grandma Jeys

by Mary Jeys

USA

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“I’m learning so much about my grandma now that she has passed away that I didn’t know/appreciate while she was…

Myriam

Myriam

by Mikhaele Elfassy

Maroc - France

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“Ma grand-mère s’appelait Myriam, on l’appelait Marie, je l’appelais Mamie. Wonder woman venue tout droit du Maroc (Marrakech puis Casa)…

Grandma Lily’s Oatmeal Cookies

Grandma Lily's Cookies

by Jill Campbell

USA

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“My Grandma Lily’s lived in Brooklyn all her life and was a hipster way before the word was invented. She…

Nicole

Nicole

by Céline Bousquet

France

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“Femme libre à forte personnalité, que j’ai toujours connue à chiner pour sa boutique d’antiquités, la clope au bec et…

Oma

Oma

by Alexa Karolinski

Poland

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“Like most (if not all) Jewish grandmothers, Oma’s way of caring for her family is to feed it. Growing up,…

Victoire’s Grandma

Grandma's memories

by Victoire Louapre

France

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“Grand-mère n’avait rien d’une grand-mère. Elevée par son père qui souhaitait à tout prix un garçon (allant même jusqu’à lui…

Astrid’s Fish

Astrid's Fish

by Stina Gromark

Sweden

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“Astrid, not just a grandmother, a woman that has been my most important source of inspiration. She brought me and…

Nano and Mémé

Nano and Mémé

by Ruben Pariente

Egypt - Poland - France

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“I was lucky enough to get to know both my grandmothers. When I say ‘get to know’ I mean that…

Marie-Claude “Mamilotte”

Mamilotte's Crème Anglaise

by Simon Dawlat

France

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“Pas beaucoup de photos de ma grand-mère, qui est partie avant les smartphones. Notons qu’en comparaison on a peu de…

Mamie Esther

Mamie Esther's Beignets

by Rudy Perez

Morocco - France

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“Here is the world famous Mamie Esther! With an accent like she just landed from Casablanca (she emigrated to Paris…

Grandma Ines’ Bourekas

Ines' Bourekas

by Isaac Sananes

Egypt - UK

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“My grandmother Ines is the sister-in-law of Jonas’s grandmother Nano. She was born in Alexandria. I could tell you the…

Moiselle

Moiselle

by Camille Kiejman

France

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“Celle qui est pour moi ma vraie grand-mère, n’est en fait pas ma grand-mère mais la femme qui m’a élevée,…

Nonna Henriette Mosseri Levi

Nonna Henriette Mosseri Levi

by Silvana Mander

Egypt

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“Your ‘rhomos beh sahl’ and your ‘batata bel lamoun’ will forever be remembered in my palate. Above all, I will…

Mamie Cilou

Mamie Cilou

by Julie Navarro

France - Algeria

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“Mamie Cilou ! Elle s’appelle Cécile Cilou mais Cilou pour sa grande famille pieds-noirs oranaise. Elle cuisine le couscous et…