SOR JUANA EN LA COCINA. Monica Lavín, Ana Benitez.


México, D.F: Editorial Planeta Mexicana, 2021. chrons., ind., bibl. (p. 155-157), color pict. fldg. wrps., COVER READS "Sor Juana en la cocina: Descubre los sabores del virreinato de la mano de la poeta que revolucionó las letras novohispanas" Item #115538
ISBN: 9786070778230

While publication states that it is a first edition this appears to be a Spanish language edition of the 2010 edition that was bilingual (English and Spanish). The 2010 editon was taken from the original 2000 first edition. This edition as the 2010 edition does not contain the illustrations that were in first original edition of "Sor Juana en la cocina" that was published soon after the discovery of a manuscript attributed to Sor Juana that included along a sonnet, a recipe book of traditional 18th century Mexican cuisine from the Convent of San Jerónimo. The book includes an essay by Monica Lavín on Novo Hispanic cuisine, followed by the period recipes that astronome Ana Benítez Muro (1955-2009) prepared and adapted to fit present measurements and cooking dealings. Some recipes include: Gigote de gallina, Manchamanteles, Turco de maíz cacaguazintle, Ante de nata, Hojaldrado, Alfajores, Jericaya, Torta del Cielo, Buñuelos de queso, Postre de nuez and Bienmesabe amongst others. CONTENTS: Introducción / Monica Lavín -- Primera parte. Dulces hábitos -- Segunda parte. Sor Juana en la cocina.

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