This book, a present from my daughter, is one of the most memorable father's day present I recall.
I love cookbooks with more substance than just a bunch of recipes...... I like to read about background, history, lore or anything else that will flesh out a book.
The recipes are very good and easy to follow and the family memories and commentaries take you to the soul of Cuba.
Dona Maria nailed it! Real classic Cuban recipies from the past when slow cooking reigned and flavor trumped speed of preparation.Published 10 months ago by Johnstone
The recipes are authentic although some of the ingredients are hard to come by. I love the stories they take you back to a time when Cuba was a glorious, magical place.Published 10 months ago by Alice Sievert
A Taste of Old Cuba: More Than 150 Recipes for Delicious, Authentic, and Traditional Dishes is one of three Cuban cookbooks in my
As the title says is a Taste of Old Cuba. The recipes are very good and easy to follow and the family memories and commentaries take you to the soul of Cuba. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Gustavo Pellon
This wonderful evocative book was authored by my late aunt of whom I only have the loveliest memories. It's a fine cookbook enhanced by flavourful anecdotes and social history. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Juan P. Lluria
Simple to follow recipes, easy to find ingredients, don't take to much time. Nice family and friend history.
Best book on the market.
I was looking for a cuban cookbook to take with me to Ohio when I left Florida for grad school. One of four girls, my older sister was taught how to cook, but I wasn't. Read morePublished on September 10, 2012 by Rocky Encalada