Foods and Cooking

Delicious Alfajores

The delicious alfajores are very traditional treats in some regions of Spain and in parts of Latin America. It consists of two rounded biscuits joined together with dulce de leche or jam, and covered in black or white chocolate. An alfajor can also be covered with powdered sugar. Also, there is another type of alfajor called “Alfajor de Nieve” (Alfajor…...
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Desserts

Dulce de Leche – An Argentine Treat

“Dulce de leche” (“Candy of Milk”) is simply milk and sugar, cooked until a brownish sweet pasted is formed. There’s a lot of controversy surrounding its origin. But history says that dulce the leche was born on July 17 of 1829 in Argentina, where it’s considered a national treasure. According to the legend, General Lavalle and Juan Manuel de Rosas…...
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Foods and Cooking

Eating in Argentina

People from Argentina are known as avid eaters. Food is present in most social gatherings. An invitation to have dinner at home is a classic indication of friendship, and having lunch with your family on Sundays is a sacred tradition. In Argentina fresh full-flavored food reigns and meals seldom come from a frozen food case in a supermarket. A crucial…...
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