Como agua para chocolate

Como agua para chocolate

novela de entregas mensuales con recetas, amores, y remedios caseros

Book - 1994 | Spanish
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Random House, Inc.
Earthy, magical, and utterly charming, this tale of family life in turn-of-the-century Mexico became a best-selling phenomenon with its winning blend of poignant romance and bittersweet wit. The classic love story takes place on the De la Garza ranch, as the tyrannical owner, Mama Elena, chops onions at the kitchen table in her final days of pregnancy. While still in her mother's womb, her daughter to be weeps so violently she causes an early labor, and little Tita slips out amid the spices and fixings for noodle soup. This early encounter with food soon becomes a way of life, and Tita grows up to be a master chef. She shares special points of her favorite preparations with listeners throughout the story.

The Spanish language edition of the best-selling Like Water For Chocolate is a remarkable success in its own right. Now, in this mass market edition, thousands of new readers will be able to partake in the sumptuous, romantic, and hilarious tale of Tita, the terrific cook with an extra special something in her sauce.

Baker & Taylor
Despite the fact that she has fallen in love with a young man, Tita, the youngest of three daughters born to a tyrannical rancher, must obey tradition and remain single and at home to care for her mother.

Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 1994, c1989.
Edition: 1st Anchor ed.
ISBN: 9780385471480
0385471483
Branch Call Number: Sp ESQ
Characteristics: 247 p. ; 18 cm.

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allezleblue10
Apr 20, 2016

Un libro muy bueno y a pesar de que la historia es de amor no es empalagosa

multcolib_spanish May 18, 2014

Publicada en 1989, esta novela está escrita con un realismo mágico que combina lo sobrenatural con lo mundano en la vida de Tita. Sus amoríos, su relación con su familia y todo lo relacionado con la importancia de la cocina y las recetas típicas mexicanas de la época. Si les gustó el libro, ¡vean la película!

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OscarJ
Jul 03, 2012

It shows how life used to be in Mexico when you get in love. Tita and Pedro.. and some mexican recipes!

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