Clarita's Cooking Lighter
Clarita Garcia incorporated her love of Spanish cooking with lighter, healthier ingredients while maintaining the consistently flavorful cuisine her loyal fans so appreciated. Touted as Ybor City's First Lady of Cuisine, Clarita made Tampa the focal point of Spanish cuisine in America. Her tapas, tortillas, boliché and tomatoes rellenos are mainstay recipes in Spanish and American homes throughout the United States. Featured in Cooking Light Magazine, this book includes helpful hints and special cooking techniques.
Author: Clarita Garcia
Size: 6” x 9”; 333 pages
The most important ingredient of fine Spanish cooking isn’t sold in any store. It’s the knowledge and respect of culinary tradition that can only be learned among the enticing aromas, warmth and love of a Spanish home kitchen. That’s where, as a young girl, Clarita Garcia began to collect the wealth of practical knowledge, colorful anecdotes and tempting recipes that fill this book.
Clarita Garcia was born into a family of distinguished chefs and restaurateurs, the world-famous Las Novedades. Her uncle served Spain’s King Alfonso XIII!