Like water for chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies

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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.
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9780385474016
9781400032778
038542017
9780385420167
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Earthy, magical, and utterly charming, this tale of family life in turn-of-the-century Mexico blends 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, using cooking to express herself and sharing recipes with readers along the way.
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title_display Like water for chocolate : a novel in monthly installments with recipes, romances, and home remedies
title_full Like Water for Chocolate A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies, Like water for chocolate : [mass market] : a novel in monthly installments with recipes, romances, and home remedies / Laura Esquivel, Like water for chocolate : a novel in monthly installments with recipes, romances, and home remedies / Laura Esquivel ; translated by Carol Christensen and Thomas Christensen
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