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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Diane rated it really liked it Jul 08, Gutierrez rated it it was amazing Dec 23, This explains her practical and quick approach to cooking.

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Views Read Edit View history. 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.

Isabel Garay rated it it was amazing Jan 11, This page was last edited on 3 Julyat It is all written in Spanish. Ana Casado rated it it was amazing Jun 04, Jan 26, Amandasaved added it.

Dec 20, Suzanne rated it it was amazing. Croquetas are my favorite!

Nelsa Blanc rated it it was amazing Nov 08, Born in New York to Cuban immigrants, Villapol lived there until the age of 11, after the collapse of the Machado regime. Villapol published a second version of Cocina al Minuto to help teach her readers how to make do with the scarce availability of food in the market. 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.


Cocina criolla by Nitza Villapol. Lissette Saavedra rated it it was amazing Oct 14, Mercedes Vega rated it did not like it Oct 28, There is quite a European influence on the recipes, such as Lobster in Chocolate Sauce.

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Libfo 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 of actually existing socialism Miller, By the s, Villapol was famous in Cuba for her standard cookbooks on Cuban cuisine, Cocina criolla and Cocina al minuto Marta B rated it it was amazing Aug 31, By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Refresh and try again. There is also a large emphasis on cocktails and parties. Marta Bethart rated it it was amazing Feb 16, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Cocina criolla by Nitza Villapol

Finally, I was able to get my hand on one after looking everyday on thriftbooks. Paperbackpages.


From to she had her own cooking show on Cuban television, one of the longest-running shows in television Cuban history. Este libro tan amado por tantos antilde;os por todos los amantes de la cocina y de Cuba. Platos deliciosos y auteacute;nticos. She died in in HavanaCuba. Retrieved from ” https: She has been called, by some, the Cuban Julia Child for her ability to communicate culinary arts to a popular audience.

John Roche rated it it was amazing Oct 14, This cookbook is representative of a post-Revolution time where food products were scarce.

NITZA VILLAPOL, ‘cooking in a minute’. (Photos) ** “LA COCINA AL MINUTO” de Nitza Villapol.

Food, Culture, and Society 17 3: There are more explanations on how to create a recipe depending on what ingredients you have at home. Food Culture and Society. 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. Thanks for telling us about the problem.