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A Meat Lover's Guide: Argentine Beef Meat Cuts Explained

Conveying the full meaning of what an asado to an Argentine means, to others can be a challenge. It's a ritual that captures the joy of community, characterized by the smoky aroma, the warmth of the fire, and the rich flavors of some of the finest meats you'll ever taste.  However, before one can master […]
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Argentine BBQ vs American BBQ

When it comes to grilling meat, some might think there's only one way to do it, slapping meat over flames and hoping it doesn’t char, but they couldn't be more wrong. Every country has its own techniques, seasonings, and even specific meat cuts that make their barbecue style unique. We present you one of the […]
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Argentine Malbec Red Wine: What Makes It So Special?

The Argentine Malbec Red Wine is among the best in Latin America, and it's normal to find a bottle on many Argentine tables, ready to be paired with a tasty asado, pizza, or even empanadas. Or even simply for a pleasant time chatting with friends about soccer, economics, and everything in between?  Among all the […]
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BBQ Guide: A Complete Comparison With Other Equally Great Grilling Methods  

The barbecue world has unique flavors that set it apart from other cooking methods, but not everything is about BBQ itself. From the sizzling and fast grilling to the slow smokers and the cultural richness of Argentine asado, in this BBQ guide, I’d like to discuss the difference between your traditional BBQ and other equally […]
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Yerba Mate Tea: Discover the Brew that Embodies Argentine Culture

If there's anything that unites Argentinians as much as asado, it's Yerba Mate Tea. This traditional beverage, commonly referred to by the locals as "Mate," plays a significant part in the daily life of the people. Its taste is unique: earthy, with a hint of bitterness and a faint sweet undertone.  That uniqueness is why […]
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From Asado to Empanadas: Touring the Argentinean Food Scene

Being a food enthusiast, I've always believed that the heart of any culture is deeply intertwined with its culinary traditions, and no other country could check this box more fittingly than Argentina and its delicious food.  And it’s not just about the difference between grilling brisket or grilling ribs: it's about an entire world of […]
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Unraveling the Distinction: Argentine vs. Argentinian - A Cultural Journey

When it comes to the terms "Argentine" and "Argentinian," many people use them interchangeably without realizing that they have distinct meanings. In this article, we will explore the subtle differences between these two terms and shed light on their proper usage. Understanding these distinctions can lead to more precise communication, language usage, and appreciation of […]
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Argentine Grilled Patagonian Lamb on The Spit

Welcome to the ultimate Argentine Asado experience with our mouthwatering dish, "Argentine Lamb Grilled On The Spit". The Spit in Argentina is referred to as "La Estaca". This unique method of vertical cooking has been handed down through generations in Argentina, and when it comes to grilling a whole lamb, this is the ultimate method […]
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How To Sharpen An Argentine Asado Grill Knife

Argentine barbecue knives are the essential tool of every good “parrillero”. When it comes to dominating the Argentine Asado and becoming a grill master, having a great knife is key to getting the job done well!  Keeping the grill tools and maintaining your Asado in perfect condition is vital in the grilling process. Here, we […]
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How To Grill An Argentine Asado Like a Pro: Step-by-Step 2024 Guide!

Hi my name is Jason Pittock and I am a British expat who has been living in Argentine for the last 2 decades. In this article let show you some of the key steps to grilling an Argentine Asado like a master. Look out for my "TOP TIPS" in the article and be sure to […]
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