Argentina’s Gastronomic Culture

Argentina’s gastronomic culture has features that are far from the rest of the countries of the American continent. Maximum tradition in Argentine recipes, traditional dishes and desserts, are originated in the customs of the field. Livestock agricultural tradition has handled significantly the way of cooking and tastes of the Argentine people. Since it is a producer country of vaccine milk, white cane sugar, poultry, and corn and wheat flour, logically the main confectioner of the region specialities in these elements. The Argentine sweets is another reason to search for accommodation in Mendoza. When we talk about desserts or Argentine traditional sweets, first arises is the dulce de leche. According to the legend, although these sayings may not be checked, the dulce de leche was invented by a black Maid of brigadier Juan Martin de Rosas, a prominent political figure in the country, who despite his power never became President.

This employee forgot about the pot a pot of copper containing milk and sugar. The envelope cooking of these two elements gave rise to the first dulce de leche. It tells the story that night the brigadier gave a party at his mansion and presented the dulce de leche as main dessert. Both liked that quickly was he popularized across the country, perhaps lost forever its real origin somewhere in the story. Another traditional dessert is flan. It is a sort of custard, which is cooked with milk, eggs and sugar over the addition of a branch of vanilla. He often serve candy bathed and accompanied by a generous portion of dulce de leche or cream. Alfajores are one of the most traditional sweets in the country.

Its sale is widespread and there is no local de ramos generales that does not have cookies on sale. It is two disks of dough stuffed with dulce de leche and covered with a sugary coating or confectionery chocolate bath. Argentines consume it as a snack or between meals. On your next vacation in Mendoza, you will want to start thinking about how you will lose the kilos others who will surely win to try the many gastronomic delights that the Argentine confectioner has to offer. Subtracts still speak of the wonderful wines from Mendoza. But leave that for the next installment.

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