Ana Quincoces Rodriguez grew up in a Cuban household in sunny Miami, Florida, where she was routinely conscripted to help her mother in the kitchen, which led to her passion for the art of cooking. Rodriguez has appeared in several magazines and newspapers as a result of the success of her first, self-published, book, Cuban Chicks Can Cook. She lives in Miami, Florida with her husband and two teenage daughters.
Sabor!: A Passion for Cuban Cuisineby Ana Quincoces Rodriguez
¡Sabor! offers a mouthwatering look at the food and flavors that make Cuba’s culinary heritage famous. The author’s unique wit and feisty voice weave the lively and spirited traditions of her family with classic recipes from the island of Cuba. Recipes are easy to read and follow, and are illustrated throughout with full-color photos. ¡Sabor! provides an intimate look at a culture that embraces food with the same enthusiasm it has for life—spicy, hot, and delectable, beginning with the “holy trinity” of Cuban cuisine (garlic, bell pepper, and Spanish onion) and moving on to a variety of delicious and authentic recipes.
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I too grew up in Miami in a cuban household with cuban cooking. It is great to have found a cuban cookbook that was written in english with recipes that are truly cuban. Most cuban cookbooks written in spanish tend to have terminology that is not clear and techniques that are difficult to follow. The recipes in this book, are all the ones I remember from my childhood. The book is well written and easy to understand but more importantly, the recipes are easy to follow. The anecdotes that precede each recipe are not only humorous but are very relevant. My book was a gift but my family and friends could not be happier with it than I am.
This book changed my life and my cooking. When I got married I could not make white rice and now I cook great Cuban food. Even my mother and mother-in-law love my cooking. My husbands happy, my kids are happy and that makes me happy. I loved it so much I have been giving it to my friends, who all love it too. I highly recommend it to anyone wanting to cook really good, really easy Cuban food!
After seeing Ana on the Chew, I was excited to order this book but was quite disappointed. I truly believe a good cookbook should have lots of photos of the recipes. This book did not. Some of the recipes were good but lack of photos is a deal breaker. If I had actually seen the book before buying it as an ebook, I would not have purchased it.