eat well. Their diet emphasizes meat, especially beef. Argentines
prefer beef to fish, chicken, or lamb. Some Argentines eat
beef at all meals.
The people especially
enjoy barbecues, such as asado con cuero, in which beef is
roasted in its hide over an open fire. Other popular dishes
include pucheros (stews of chicken or other meat with vegetables)
and empanadas (pastries stuffed with meat or seafood, eggs,
vegetables, and fruit).
introduced spaghetti and other pastas into the Argentine diet.
The English introduced tea time, a custom many Argentines
observe as they pause for a cup of tea and a snack in the
The national beverage
of Argentina is mate, a tea brewed from the dried leaves of
a native holly tree. Mate is traditionally sipped through
a straw from a gourd. Soft drinks have become increasingly
popular. Argentines also enjoy the many fine local wines.
Crillo De Pollo
This chicken and vegetable soup is an Argentinean classic.
It is as thick as a stew and as creamy as a bisque. What makes
it more delicious are fresh ingredients like onions, bay leaves,
chicken stock, russet potatoes, arrowroot, and cilantro--
a traditional argentinean recipes.