Old Havana Cookbook: Cuban Recipes in Spanish and English (Bilingual Cookbooks)
Havana is one of the oldest and most picturesque cities of the western hemisphere. It was a popular winter destination for North American tourists in the 1950s, and this cookbook recaptures the spirit of Old Havana-- Habana la vieja-- and its celebrated culinary traditions. Cuban cuisine, though derived from its mother country, Spain, has been modified and refined by local...more
Kindle Edition, 123 pages
Published by Hippocrene Books
(first published December 1999)
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Free for the Kindle, so that was a bonus, but otherwise, a disappointment. The format was messed up so the the English and Spanish on the recipes was occasionally mixed up. Fortunately, my Spanish is good enough that I can figure out where the recipes overlap and then I can sort it out, but it's annoying, to say the least. Not enough dessert recipes, all the drink recipes are alcoholic, and there just weren't enough recipes in general. Still, I bookmarked some of the chicken recipes and the blac...more
The recipes look great and I will be trying some of them soon. The book is a little hard to follow on the Kindle as the translations come page by page. You will get halfway through an English sentence and be reading Spanish. Just page down and you will find the second half of the sentence in English and continue reading.