the cuban table a celebration of food flavors and history

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The Cuban Table

Author : Ana Sofia Pelaez
ISBN : 9781466857537
Genre : Cooking
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The Cuban Table is a comprehensive, contemporary overview of Cuban food, recipes and culture as recounted by serious home cooks and professional chefs, restaurateurs and food writers. Cuban-American food writer Ana Sofia Pelaez and award-winning photographer Ellen Silverman traveled through Cuba, Miami and New York to document and learn about traditional Cuban cooking from a wide range of authentic sources. Cuban home cooks are fiercely protective of their secrets. Content with a private kind of renown, they demonstrate an elusive turn of hand that transforms simple recipes into bright and memorable meals that draw family and friends to their tables time and again. More than just a list of ingredients or series of steps, Cuban cooks' tricks and touches hide in plain sight, staying within families or being passed down in well-worn copies of old cookbooks largely unread outside of the Cuban community. Here you'll find documented recipes for everything from iconic Cuban sandwiches to rich stews with Spanish accents and African ingredients, accompanied by details about historical context and insight into cultural nuances. More than a cookbook, The Cuban Table is a celebration of Cuban cooking, culture and cuisine. With stunning photographs throughout and over 110 deliciously authentic recipes this cookbook invites you into one of the Caribbean's most interesting and vibrant cuisines.

Three Guys From Miami Cook Cuban

Author : Glenn M. Lindgren
ISBN : 158685433X
Genre : Cooking
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Written by the trio that has spawned a renewal of interest in Cuban cuisine, this guide to the flavors of Cuba reveals the island as a tasty confluence of Spanish spices, tropical ingredients, and African influence.

The Cuban Kitchen

Author : Raquel Rabade Roque
ISBN : 9780307595430
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 46. 16 MB
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What is Cuban cuisine? A delectable intermingling of Spanish, Portuguese, Arabian, Chinese, and African culinary traditions—a true melting pot of all the influences that combine in Cuban culture. Now, Raquel Rabade Roque gives us the definitive book of Cuban cuisine: encyclopedic in its range, but intimate and accessible in tone with more than five hundred recipes for classic, home-style dishes—from black bean soup to pork empanadas, from ropa vieja to black beans and croquetas, from tostones to arroz con pollo, from churros to café con leche—as well as the vividly told stories behind the recipes. Based on the author’s family recipes, this is real Cuban cooking presented with today’s busy cooks in mind. Whether you are an experienced cook or a novice, a lover of Cuban cuisine or just discovering it, The Cuban Kitchen will become an essential part of your kitchen library. From the Trade Paperback edition.

A Taste Of Paradise

Author : Susana Lewis
ISBN : 9781938318009
Genre : Cooking
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A Taste of Paradise is a guide to the preparation of delicious, easy to prepare foods with rich and authentic Caribbean flavors. These traditional foods form a natural, healthful diet with meals that are highly flavored and satisfying. The book provides over 200 traditional recipes for great tasting foods, many prepared with coconut cream. This book is more than an encyclopedia of traditional Dominican dishes. It explains how to prepare dishes, the selection and storage of tropical fruit, how to prepare plantains and cassava for cooking and how to obtain the most health benefit from foods. For example, it gives secrets on how to cook beans that are smooth and creamy and which avoid the formation of excess intestinal gas. This book was co-authored by a medical doctor board certified in preventive medicine

Authentic Cuban Cuisine

Author : Martha Abreu Cortina
ISBN : 1589809556
Genre : Cooking
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Strongly influenced by Spanish traditions, with touches of African and Caribbean tastes, Cuban cuisine is as much about family as it is about flavor. This traditional collection of classic Cuban recipes includes every beloved dish, from Arroz Con Pollo and Mojo Sauce to Shreded Beef (Ropa Vieja), Boliche (Pot Roast), and Fried Sweet Ripe Plantains. Listed in both English and Spanish, each recipe boasts simple instructions and authentically Cuban results.

A Taste Of Cuba

Author : Linette Creen
ISBN : 0452270898
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 51. 10 MB
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Cuban food is vibrant, earthy, sensuous food: cool avocado salads, enticingly spiced seafood, tropical rum drinks. In this unique cookbook, nearly 200 recipes celebrate the diverse melange of Cuban, Chinese, Spanish, African, and Portuguese influences that make up the popular cuisine of Cuba. Line drawings.


Author : Dan Goldberg
ISBN : 9781607749868
Genre : Cooking, Cuban
File Size : 37. 85 MB
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Includes over 75 Cuban recipes, such as Cuban-Style Fried Chicken, Tostones Stuffed with Lobster and Conch, Squid-ink Empanadas, and Mojito Cake with Rum-Infused Whipped Cream.


Author : Anya von Bremzen
ISBN : 9781683351450
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 79. 78 MB
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Cuba is experiencing a cultural and culinary renaissance. With a recent influx of investment and tourism flooding the country, paladares (private restaurants) are on the forefront of change. This is the first book to tell the story of Cuban cuisine through the lens of the restaurant owners, chefs, farmers, and patrons, while examining the implications of food shortages, tourism, and international influences of a country experiencing a paradigm shift in cooking. Filled with 150 authentic and modern recipes adapted for the home cook, from classics like Ham and Cheese Empanadas to Pumpkin Flan with Spinach and Saffron, and 350 vivid color photographs, Paladares brings the country’s spirited cooking into your own kitchen.

Cuban Home Cooking

Author : Jane Cossio
ISBN : 0942084128
Genre : Cooking
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Once exotic, Cuban cuisine has now entered the mainstream. Similar to Spanish cooking but with distinctive spice blends created by the Cuban people, authentic Cuban cooking is fresh, aromatic, and delicious. Cuban Home Cooking will inspire you to stock your kitchen with cumin, oregano, saffron, and peppers, put on your apron, and fire up your stove! You'll learn how to make a variety of appetizers and sides; delicious entrees featuring chicken, beef, pork, and seafood; delectable sweets; and even the perfect Cuban sandwich. This revised edition includes additional recipes. Most ingredients can be found in your local supermarket, and a useful glossary provides ideas for substitutions if you don't have some of the ingredients on hand. Jane Cossio and Joyce LaFray, both experts in Cuban cuisine, have decades of experience cooking Cuban dishes in their own kitchens. Their simple and easy-to-follow recipes include caldo gallego (a luscious soup with chorizo and greens), plátanos dulces fritos (fried sweet plantains), ropa vieja (shredded beef), flan (Cuba's most popular dessert), and of course, real café Cubano--the finishing touch to any home-cooked Cuban meal.

Cuba Cocina

Author : Joyce Lafray
ISBN : 0688110673
Genre : Cooking
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Here is the most complete guide ever to the robust and soul-satisfying flavors of Cuba, both the traditional or classico foods and the exciting nuevo dishes rapidly becoming so popular here and on the island.Caribbean food expert and long-time fan and proponent of Cuban cuisine in America, Joyce LaFray has included hundreds of recipes from home cooks and restaurants that reflect the vigorous and flavorful cooking of this tropical island. The pages of ¡Cuba Cocina! are fitted with the tantalizing scents of garlic, citantro, tomato, sweet peppers, and those ubiquitous favorites, black beans and rice.Distinctively delicious recipes include fresh red snapper served with a tangy citantro-lime sauce, a crab dish that incorporates crisp plantains and a mango vinaigrette, and a Creole stewed shrimp prepared in the style of the province of Santiago de Cuba. Alongside the traditional arroz con pollo, ropa vieja, pollo frito and roast suckling pig are recipes for nuevo-style roast turkey with black bean stuffing. ginger-sherried roast pork, and pork medallions with yuca and mojo.To accompany all these dishes are more than two dozen recipes for salsas, and great tropical fruit and vegetable offerings such as fluffy calbaza souffle and eggplant stuffed with ripe tomatoes, peppers, and raisins.On the more indulgent side there are dozens of island cocktails, with and without alcohol. and a sumptuous array of aaah-inspiring desserts: flan with rum sauce, mango-coconut cake, and acreamy custard called natilla. Cuban traditionalists will love the mamey sapote and mango ice cream.For those new to Cuban cooking. an exhaustive glossary covers the essential terms and ingredients. a shopping list offers Cuban names for major ingredients, and a detailed technique section discusses preparing uncommon fruits, vegetables, shellfish, and more,¡Cuba Cocina! means "Cuba Cooks!" and as this book so amply demonstrates, that activity is cause for celebration.

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