Like Water for Chocolate
A Novel in Monthly Installments, With Recipes, Romances, and Home RemediesBook - 1992
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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 th... Read More »
Tita would like to marry Pedro, but tradition dictates that she stay home to care for her parents.
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.
A #1 bestseller in Mexico, this charming, imaginative, and just plain fun novel of family life in turn-of-the-century Mexico includes unique recipes at the beginning of each chapter for a variety of traditional dishes.
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With food running through all of her prose...."wrapped up like a taco, the baby was sleeping peacefully"....
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