Springtime Hearts of Palm Salad–Ensalada de Palmitos de Primavera

  Spring has sprung, and salads are back on the table.  Our bodies naturally follow a lighter diet, cleaning out our systems from winter's heartier stick-to-your-ribs meals.  This salad combines the unique flavors of its components–a typically Argentinean arrangement–a composed design, a juxtaposition of tastes. The salad contains lettuce as a base, but adds delicate […]

Doña Maruca

  Driving out of Bowen on Avenida Sarmiento , the outskirts of town give way to rows of crops, tall alamos trees gridding off farm boundaries.  And as you motor along, if you're not paying attention, you'll miss the vintage hubcap lashed to the fence of one of the farms, hand-painted with black lettering that […]

Dulce de Leche Gelato-Helado de Dulce de Leche

(Does gelato like this really even need an introduction?) Perhaps you’ve heard that Argentinians speak Spanish with an Italian accent-that’s true, and they’re also loud and passionate (even when discussing something unimportant), and gesture a lot.  But Argentineans also eat with an Italian accent!  In Argentina, helado (ice cream) is more like Italy’s gelato-softer and […]