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Memories of a Cuban Kitchen: More Than 200 Classic Recipesby Mary Urrutia Randelman
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"The best foreign cookbook honors go to Memories of a Cuban Kitchen. The book rings wonderfully true, both in its recipes and its evocations of pre-Castro Havana as recalled by author Mary Urrutia Randelman with heartfelt affection. This beautiful book is a memory piece as much as a cookbook."—The Washington Times "Memories of a Cuban Kitchen will be an added treasure in any cook's library and a must in the kitchen of any American of Cuban heritage or anyone who's interested in exploring Cuban cooking more fully at home." — The Miami Herald A Sampling of Remembered Dishes
Authentic Cuban recipes offer a mixture of Spanish, Indian, African, Chinese, and Portuguese cuisine, from appetizers like Green Plantain Chips, to such entrees as Roast Pork Creole, to tropical rum-based drinks and desserts.
Filled with reminiscences and evocative halftone photos of Randelman's childhood in pre-Castro Cuba, this book presents more than 200 traditional recipes for Cuban dishes, a cuisine that lusciously combines Spanish, Indian, African, Chinese, and Portuguese influences.
The first major collection of authentic Cuban recipes, now available in paperback
Memories of a Cuban Kitchen is a food memoir filled with reminiscences and evocative halftone photos of Mary Randelman's childhood in pre-Castro Cuba. The more than 200 traditional recipes present a luscious picture of a cuisine that combines Spanish, Indian, African, Chinese, and Portuguese influences.
Table of Contents
Travels with Titi: Appetizers and Snacks.
La Majagua Tobacco Ranch: Soups and Stews.
El Chamizo Cattle Ranch: Meat and Poultry.
Varadero and Mariel: Fish and Shellfish.
Rosalie's Kitchen: Rice, Beans, and Eggs.
The Spa at San Diego De Los Ba?os: Salads and Vegetables.
Las Canas Orange Groves: Desserts.
An American in Havana: Drinks.
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