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 Author Laura Esquivel
ISBN-10 038542017X
ISBN-13 9780385420174
Year 1995-10-01
Pages 256
Language English
Publisher Anchor
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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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