Panqueques–Crepes Filled With Dulce de Leche

  Argentineans and their dulce de leche are inseparable.  It's served on just about everything, in every imaginable way.  Almost as if there was a colonial-era Iron Chef competition, and the ingredient was dulce de leche.  And Willy Wonka won.  Dulce de leche fills alfajores, the famous Argentinean sandwich cookie, it's an helado flavor, it's […]

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 […]

Dulce de Leche-Argentina’s Legendary Dessert

The secret is out! For the past few years, Dulce de Leche —  a sticky, sweet, caramelized milk-and-sugar sauce found in almost every pantry in Argentina— has been swirling its way around the US, from Haagen Dazs ice cream, to Yoplait yogurt, to Starbucks Frappuccinos. According to legend, Dulce de Leche may have been invented […]