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Like Water For Chocolate: 30 Years of Laura Esquivel

En el otoño del 2019, celebramos los 30 años de la publicación de Como agua para el chocolate e invitamos a su autora, Laura Esquivel.

In the fall of 2019, we celebrated 30 years since the publication of Like Water for Chocolate and invited its author, Laura Esquivel.


Cena en el Littlefield House en la que nuestros huéspedes degustaron los platillos de Tita. El entrañable personaje de Como agua para el chocolate. La chef oaxaqueña, Ileana de la Vega fue la encargada de prepararlos.

A special dinner was hosted at The Littlefield House, where guests tasted dishes inspired by the recipe’s of Tita, the beloved main character of Like Water for Chocolate. Oaxacan chef Ileana de la Vega prepared the meal.



Durante su visita, lanzamos la Iniciativa de Escritura Creativa en Español Esquivel dio una presentatción en el Blanton Museum of Art y luego firmó copias de sus libros a sus lectores.

During her visit, we launched the Spanish Creative Writing Initiative. Esquivel gave a talk at the Blanton Museum of Art and signed copies of her books.



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