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Immigrant mother's legacy lives on through family recipes
CityStream: Preserving Heritage: Ayako & Family Jam

For Alessandra Gordon, the jam she makes from scratch is a nod to her childhood and keeps the legacy of her immigrant mother alive. She starts with simple ingredients and hones it to perfection - a benchmark of Japanese cooking. Alessandra's company, Ayako & Family, operates a popular stand at local neighborhood farmers markets. One of her greatest joys is to see the satisfaction on people's faces when they take a bite of her delicious jam and toast, made Japanese style! Producer Laila Kazmi explains.

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