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

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The bestselling phenomenon and inspiration for an award-winning film.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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9780329146511
9780385420174
9781400032778
060609556
038542017
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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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subject_facet Cooking, Mexican -- Fiction, Families -- Mexico -- Fiction, Love stories, Mexico -- Fiction
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 : a novel in monthly installments, with recipes, romances, and home remedies / Laura Esquivel ; translated by Carol Christensen and Thomas Christensen
title_short Like water for chocolate :
title_sub A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies
topic_facet Cooking, Mexican, Families, Fantasy, Fiction, Literature