Acknowledgements. Introduction. Cuban Cooking. Travels with Titi: Appetizers and Snacks. La Majagua Tobacco Ranch: Soups and Stews. El Chamizo Cattle Ranch: Meat and Poultry. Varadero and Mariel: Fish and Shellfish. Rosalie's Kitchen: Rice, Beans, and Eggs. The Spa at San Diego De Los Banos: Salads and Vegetables. Las Canas Orange Groves: Desserts. An American in Havana: Drinks. Index. Permissions.
Joan Schwartz has worked as an editor for the University of Chicago Press, Columbia University Press, Macmillan Publishing Company, and The Free Press. An avid reader, writer, and cook, she is the coauthor of many cookbooks. Schwartz graduated from Rutgers University and received an M.A. from the University of Chicago.