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Memories of a Cuban Kitchen

Randelman, Mary Urrutia; Schwartz, Joan

Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1996
ISBN 10: 0028609980 / ISBN 13: 9780028609980
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Title: Memories of a Cuban Kitchen

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Collectible: Like New

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Signed Like new paperback! No spine crease. Binding is tight and square. Personalized inscription signed by author on half-title page. 8th printing of the first edition. Text is clean, unmarked. (Shelf location: K) All items carefully packed to avoid damage from moisture and rough handling. Tracking included. Bookseller Inventory # 044225

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Synopsis: 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.

From the Back Cover: "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

  • Bistec de Palomilla (Cuban Fried Steak)
  • Moros y Cristianos (Black Beans and Rice)
  • Ajiaco Criollo (Cuban Creole Stew)
  • Pargo Relleno (Stuffed Red Snapper)
  • Ensalada de Aguacate y Mango (Avocado and Mango Salad)
  • Flan de Coco (Coconut Flan)

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