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    Argentine Pan Dulce Recipe

    Paulina Cocina has become a popular youtube culinary influencer. Why is she famous? She makes easy-peasy recipes, uses affordable ingredients and has a firm philosophy of not throwing food away. Also, she uses a very essential ingredient in every video and recipe: humor! Paulina with her characteristic smile! Please, don’t get scared away by the start of the recipe, which requires you to make a “sourdough starter”. It Read more
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    Quick and Easy Argentine Locro Recipe

    Chances are, if you have visited Argentina, you've tasted the dish known as Locro. But what exactly is it? Well, it's a hot and hearty white corn based soup that Argentines celebrate as a national dish. It's delicious and perfect for cold weather as the temperatures start to drop. The soup is also unique because it carries on the legacy of ancient Incan dining concepts, which is interesting considering the fact that much of Argentine cuisine Read more
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    Argentina Recipes: Chimichurri Sauce

    Argentines are big, and I mean big, fans of asados. Asados are basically barbecues on steroids; lots of people, lots of meat and probably lots to drink! This is an all-day event, where you can't just pop in for an hour or two. You will arrive early and leave late, with your stomach bursting with happiness (and meat). [caption id="attachment_1910" align="aligncenter" width="657"] The Asador Preparing the Parilla[/caption] And while Read more
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    Argentina Recipes: Pastel de Papa

    You see the picture, and I know what all of you are thinking: It's Shepherd's Pie! And you're pretty right; with a few minor differences, the Pastel de Papa (one of the most famous Argentina recipes) is quite similar to our moms' Shepherd's Pie that we ate on chilly winter nights. Ground beef and vegetables enveloped in a pocket of potatoes...what could be better? Like many Argentina recipes, the Pastel de Papa is a traditional dish that Read more
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    Argentina Recipes: Submarino

    The end of April to most countries means spring and, even better, the approach of summer. The warm weather is coming to town and people are reaching for sunblock instead of scarves. In Argentina, however, the end of April is brisk autumn, inching towards the winter months. This is the time of year when hot drinks come out (except mate, which never goes away!), and we have one for you today. So when your April showers hit, reach for this Read more
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    Argentina Recipes: Cheesy Broccoli Tarta

    If you've visited Argentina, you'll know that the food is unique and utterly delicious. Each city has their own style of food: Salta and Iguazu are known for heartier meals from indigenous backgrounds, Patagonia for its fruits, lamb and chocolate, Mendoza for its wine and Buenos Aires for its Italian influenced pizzas and pastas. And, of course, the whole country is home to amazing beef. The time has come that you've all been waiting for: Read more
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    3 Argentina Recipes for a Rainy Day

    Spring has arrived in Argentina, and you know what they say about October showers bringing November flowers. Whether you’re at home or in the office, Argentines all over the country love to bake on rainy days. But not just any old snack will do, there are indeed specific things you whip up only when it’s raining, most of them being simple, bread-based pastries. With these 3 Argentina recipes, you've gotta tie on that apron and get some mate Read more
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    Argentine Restaurants Around the World

    Traveling to a different country, such as Argentina, implies tasting LOTS of new food. Argentine cuisine is a melting pot of Italian, Spanish and German influences, among others. However, it is unique in its own way. I’m sure you still dream about that tremendous steak you had when you last visited Buenos Aires, or maybe the gooey empanadas you tried while being here. So I gather that you want to experience these scrumptious Argentine Read more
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    3 Traditional Argentina Dishes

    If Argentina is lacking in any areas, food is definitely not one of them. I’ve been to restaurants where I’ve sneakily undone my zipper to keep filling up my plate at a Tenedor Libre (all-you-can-eat buffet). I’ve been invited to dinner parties where I nonchalantly ask the host how on God’s green earth did they make such good food, and they’ve replied “Are you kidding? This is one of the most traditional meals here!” The Argentina Read more
  • Peru's Vacation Drink Culture

    Must Try Peruvian Drinks

    Peru, the land of the legendary Incas, has quite a mythical feel to it. Peruvian culture is a complex mixture of native and Hispanic traditions, which means that there plenty of things to do and learn if you are there to explore. Besides offering delicious and diverse food, Peru also has some unique Peruvian drinks that you absolutely must try if you visit the area. Peru is a multicultural city and its festivals, such as the Feast of Read more
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    Argentina Food: Fancy Restaurants vs Bodegones

    Wondering about Argentina Food? You could eat a horse? Let’s figure out where! Eating is a huge part of Argentina's culture. As a matter of fact, most gatherings, meetings and encounters will include food. One doesn’t just drink coffee, one also has to have a croissant with it or a piece of cake, with beer, you'll always have  peanuts. Where there’s drinking, there will be eating as well. Bodegones are the perfect example for this. Read more
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    Best Destinations in Argentina for Foodies

    If you travel to Argentina on vacation, you’re assuming the risk of feeling, more than once, like you’re going to explode after a copious (and delicious) meal. It is said that many tourists are seen asking for the check while they drag themselves across the floor of the best restaurants, like the Latino version of The Walking Dead. Ok, maybe I’m exaggerating a bit, but it goes without saying that one of the main reasons to choose this Read more