5 Make-Ahead (and Freeze) Argentinean Favorites

So many of my favorite Argentinean recipes, however delicious, can be rather…time and labor intensive.  Meaning, there is no way they are making it to the dinner table on a weeknight if I'm making it that same day from scratch.  However, making a double batch of something on a weekend and freezing half makes eating […]

Candied Squash–Zapallo en Almíbar

A couple of weeks ago, there was a recipe request from Amy for Zapallo en Almíbar that sparked some interesting conversation on the From Argentina With Love facebook page. Katie of the wonderful blog Seashells and Sunflowers provided lots of great information. Zapallo en Almíbar is a typical Argentinean treat–cubed firm squash jarred in sweet […]

Celebrating Día del Niño–Dulce de Leche Donuts

The second Sunday in August is a special day in Argentina–it's Día del Niño, or Children's Day.  (This year it was postponed for elections, and was on Sunday the 21st.) Día del Niño is a day celebrating the fleeting and wonder-filled years of childhood.  I suppose adults on this day may reflect on their own fond […]

Pionono de Atun y Morrones–Pionono with Tuna and Roasted Red Peppers

  If there were ever a quality that would make a food lovable, for me that quality would be versatility. Take the humble Pionono–a handful of basic ingredients (above) blended together to create a spongy cake that has just about as many filling options as you can dream up. In the mood for something sweet? […]

From the Archives: Pastelitos del 25 de Mayo

  A couple of years back, I wrote about the tradition of serving pastelitos on the 25th of May.  In that post, I wrote about how my husband, Guillermo, went door-to-door in his little town, selling the puffy little pastries in a sort of rural-Argentina version of the Girl Scouts.   He was trying to raise money […]