Food for Thought

Here you’ll find all kinds of Food for Thought…heartwarming letters from our meal recipients, stories about how Citymeals is caring for our homebound neighbors, facts on nutrition and the elderly and much more.

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Victoria’s life today stands in stark contrast to her youth in Europe which straddled both World Wars. Born and raised in Romania, she fell in love with a young immigrant from Greece named Kostas. While she diligently studied to be a nurse, he apprenticed at his uncle’s bakery in their small village.  

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By: Beth Shapiro, Executive Director, Citymeals on Wheels

Recipe Serves: 8 to 12


A Note from Beth Shapiro:

This custard cake recipe comes from my beloved grandmother. I have fond memories of Grandma Stella traveling from Brooklyn to visit our family in North Carolina.