Clarita's Cocina: Great Traditional Recipes from a Spanish Kitchen

 
9780385046572: Clarita's Cocina: Great Traditional Recipes from a Spanish Kitchen

This newly revised edition of this highly regarded Ybor City classic (original edition circa 1952) introduces Clarita Garcia's loyal readers and new friends to tapas - tantalizing hors d'oeuvres that are the mains of Spanish entertaining. Clarita is the doyenne of Spanish/Cuban cuisine in Florida and throughout the U.S. She continues to sprinkle her instructions with charming anecdotes, and countless down - to - earth pointers while offering authentic recipes for Spain's most famous dishes! The result is a truly complete book of SpanishCuban home cooking, a practical and convenient guide for the novice and experienced cook alike. Delectable recipes include Shrimp Creole, Seafood Casserole, Crab Meat Croquettes, Ropa Vieja, Stuffed Peppers Maria, Picadillo, Empanadas, Black beans, and the quintessential Chicken and Yellow rice. Over 100,000 copies sold!

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"This practical and convenient guide for novice and experienced cooks alike offers instructions with charming anecdotes and countless down-to-earth pointers for Spain's most famous dishes!"--"Studio 10 TV" "Keep this one on a shelf that's easy to get to, because after you read it, you are going to go back to it time and time again."--"Orlando Sentinel" "Full of mouthwatering recipes most families would savor." --"Chicago Tribune""" "Instructions are very easy to follow and one of the things I love about this book (besides the great recipes) are the stories Clarita shares. . . . Pick up a copy of this book. You won't be sorry." --Tina McUlbertson in "Novel Meals "" "From the classic "Potaje de Garbanzos "(Spanish bean soup) and spicy "Camarones Criolla "(shrimp creole) to delicious "Tomates Rellenos "(stuffed tomatoes), these dishes are ripe with the passion and warmth of a Spanish kitchen. Clarita Garcia shares recipes from years spent managing her family's famous restaurant--Las Novedades--tried and true dishes from Spanish friends and relatives, and her own unique, delectable creations. The resulting savory delights will please and comfort the whole family. Not your average cookbook, this colorful guide to authentic Spanish cooking is enriched with Clarita's lively anecdotes and personal stories, making it a treasure for your kitchen.

About the Author:

Clarita Garcia was born into a family of distinguished chefs and restaurateurs, the world-famous Las Novedades. Her uncle served Spain's King Alfonso XIII!

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Garcia, Clarita
Published by Doubleday (1970)
ISBN 10: 038504657X ISBN 13: 9780385046572
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