|Restaurant "Butterfly" - Patagonia|
The Argentine lifestyle straddles both the Old and the New Worlds. Argentines never go out to dinner before 10:00 pm in the summer, and habitually stay out with friends through the early hours of the morning.
As tired as they might be from a late Saturday outing, however, they wouldn’t dare skip their mother’s Sunday family lunch: It’s a sacred tradition ingrained in a country where most people live and die in the same town where they are born.
|Francis Mallmann - Argentine Cheff|
, meat has always been at
the center of every meal. Most Argentine beef is reared in the pampas, which
includes parts of Argentina Buenos Aires, La Pampa, Cordoba and .
The secret of Argentine beef is the grass-fed tranquility in which the animals
are reared, which, according to chef Francis Mallmann, makes the meat more
delicious. “they are less stressed’ Mallmann says, there is no negative energy
in their bodies”. In fact, Argentine beef does not need to be aged to acquire
the tender mouthfeel that we like in oour beef, because the cows are
slaughtered at a younger age and don’t require all the fat that corn-fed
animals need in order to have tender, juicy meat. Santa
Bariloche - Argentine Patagonia
|Nahuel Huapi Lake - Bariloche - Argentina|
Patagonia is home to
’s best lamb and wild game
– deer, duck and wild rabbits – and the place where many Swiss and German
immigrants settled. A typical meal at the famed Llao Llao Hotel in Bariloche, Argentina Patagonia, is a wild-meats charcuterie plate, followed by
several versions of wooden platter of grilled venison and lamb, sauteed wild
mushrooms, and garden potatoes. On the esatern Atlantic Coast of Patagonia
there is an abundance of oysters, mussels and king crab.
|Empanadas Salteñas - Argentine North-West.|
everything (including the aromatic Torrontes white wine varietal ) is about
spices and aromas. The classic empanadas of Salta are a bit spicy, with lots of onions
and raisins. The humitas (corn on its husks) is made with red pepper flakes. Cumin
is added to almost every dish. This spiciness is unusual for Salta , where most people prefer
their food not too spicy – the main flavorings being olive oil and garlic. Argentina
|Torrontes - White Wine produced in Cafayate - Salta.|
, that would be two places:
Don Mario and La Barra. Mendoza
City Mendoza, Salta and ’s
premium wine producing regions, each have their own local specialties. Patagonia,
Argentina is known for its
empanadas, which are often made with chunks of meat rathern than ground meat.
Because olive trees grow abundantly in Mendoza Mendoza
and were planted in home gardens and vinyeards by the Spanish and Italian
immigrants, olives are a part of every appetizer dish and are used flavorful in
most people in the countryside make their own jams, preservers and dried fruits
to eat in winter. Mendoza
, celebrity chefs routinely open venues and
constantly dream up innnovative concepts in food and ambiance. The most trendy
and fashionable neighborhood in Buenos
Aires is Palermo Viejo – recnetly subdivided into
Palermo Soho and Palermo Hollywood. Only ten years ago, Buenos
Aires was a seleepy part of town filled
with run-down European-style houses built in the early part of the 20th
century. Today, many of the neighborhood’s grand old homes have been restored,
and Palermo ’s
vibrant community comprises dozens of cutting-edge restaurants, boutique hotels
and the latest in fashion and design. Palermo
|Tegui - Buenos Aires|
Inovative Argentine Cuisine
In Buenos Aires:
Downtown: Tomo 1.
Palermo: Tierra Adentro and HG.
Palermo Hollywood: Tegui; Per Se.
Puerto Madero: Osaka and The Faena Hotel.
La Boca: Patagonia Sur.
Seven Fires ( Francis Mallmann )Nadia OF.
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