FOOD+WINE

  • Favs from the Fiambreria: How to build a great Patagonian Picnic

    A good life requires a good fiambreria. That’s a deli. And that’s where so many of the good things can be picked up. Every little neighbourhood in Argentina has a fiambreria because simple things sold…

  • Alchemy of the Simple Milanesa

    One of the aspects I most enjoy about eating in Argentina is the simplicity – of the choices, of the variations, of the constant recurring themes. The same ingredients – and often the same dishes…

  • Empanadas and Self-Expression

    It’s really a very personal question: where are the best empanadas? The empanada is a close to one’s heart as any edible entity could be. Fried or baked? What sort of pattern? Raisins? Cumin? It…

  • Asado = Love

    We went through the same process as we do each year in mid-September. Although it lasts less and less time each year, we still find it worth exploring. How to celebrate mi marido’s birthday? How…

  • How To Be Veghead in Beefville

    Thursday, March 31st, 2011 As many of you know, I famously came out of the vegetarian closet onmy first visit to Argentina with my then future-husband.,