Nitza Villapol Andiarena (November 20, – September 20, ) was a chef, teacher, cookbook writer, and television host in Cuba. She has been called. Este libro tan amado por tantos antilde;os por todos los amantes de la cocina y de Cuba. Platos deliciosos y auteacute;nticos.p English Translation#58; Cocina. La labor de Nitza Villapol fue más allá de la simple recopilación y La autora de Cocina al minuto, su libro más emblemático y difundido, enfrentó la cocina.

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Este libro tan amado por tantos antilde;os por todos los amantes de la cocina y de Cuba. Trivia About Cocina criolla. Food, Culture, cillapol Society 17 3: The recipes focus on making traditional Cuban cuisine more healthy.

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Sep 19, Ana rated it it was amazing. Villapol cites the American “imperialism” and “criminal Yaqui blockade” as most influential in the eating habits of Cubans. Croquetas are my favorite! Finally, I was able to get my hand on one after looking everyday on thriftbooks.

The advertisement is also evident in the recipes, where Villapol cites specific brand names. Instead of beginning with a typical introduction on cooking, the themes found revolve around the politics of the time, and how those are influencing the current food situation.

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Published January 28th by Zocalo first published To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Lissette Ivllapol rated it it was amazing Oct 14, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. No trivia or quizzes yet. Nitza Villapol Andiarena November 20, — September 20, was a chef, teacher, cookbook writer, and television host in Cuba. Born in New Libroo to Cuban immigrants, she moved with her family to their native Cuba at the age of 9.



Born in New York to Cuban immigrants, Villapol lived there until the age of 11, after the collapse of the Machado regime. She has been called, by some, the Cuban Julia Child for her ability to communicate culinary arts to a popular audience. Mar 12, Eric rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: By the s, Villapol was famous in Cuba for her standard cookbooks on Cuban cuisine, Cocina criolla and Cocina al minuto This explains her practical and quick approach to cooking.

Dec 20, Suzanne rated it it was amazing. This is the cookbook my Abuelita had. She divides food into Energy, Constructive and Reparative, and Regulatory. The cookbook begins with Rice and Pasta, and continues to animal proteins.

This page was last edited on 3 Julyat There is also a large emphasis on cocktails and parties. Angel Bandera rated it really liked it Dec 08, Isabel Garay rated it it was amazing Jan 11, Will have you learning espanol in no time too! To bad this book is out of print it’s absolutely amazing. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

There are more explanations on how to create a recipe depending on what ingredients you have at home. Andres Guilarte rated it it was amazing Apr 27, This cookbook has a great conversion chart on the first page and also has weekly menus along with authentic Cuban recipes.

Juan rated it it was amazing Oct 20, The recipes are more modest than those of the earlier version, as ingredients shift from lobster to corn and cheap meats like Spam. Though she came from a wealthy background, her father identified himself as a communist, and gave her a Russian first name in tribute to the Russian revolution Santiago, ; following in his footsteps, Villapol found an accommodation with Cuban communism and succeeded in winning over her audience by cooking within the real limitations nitzx actually existing socialism Miller, Dec 29, Judith Barrientos rated it it was amazing.



Cocina al minuto / Quick Cuisine by Nitza Villapol (2011, Paperback)

Villapol’s cooking style can be traced back to her mother, Juana Andiarena, a woman described as a feminist who believed that a woman should not spend more time than necessary in the kitchen.

Cocina al Minuto also has a section for tips, where Villapol includes an villapoo of the “Basic 7” food group wheel and its inclusion in her recipes.

In this later edition, Villapol also switches from the Basic 7 food wheel to three main food categories. Want to Read saving…. Intza book has every possible Cuban recipe you can think nita.

Nelsa Blanc rated it it was nita Nov 08, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Eli rated it it was amazing Apr 16, John Roche rated it it was amazing Oct 14, The earlier version of Villapol’s cookbook is shorter than that of her later edition, and filled with jocose illustrations at the beginning of every chapter.

My grandma had an old worn copy in our childhood home. Lists with This Book. From to she had her own cooking show on Cuban television, one of the longest-running shows in television history. Return to Book Page. Refresh and try again.