The Argentine barbecue or asado is more than just a meal; these food-centric get-togethers constitute an important part of the Argentine social life. It can be shared as a lunch or dinner. In this dish the meat, chorizo and black pudding are served with potatoes and creole salads, the traditional chimichurri, a celery mayonnaise salad and, of course, a good amount of white bread to accompany the dish.
The national day of Argentina (Independence Day) is 9 July and National Flag Day is 20 June so lets celebrate with the national dish of Argentina, asado!
About the Country Chef
Rut María Salinas was born in Argentina and raised in Bolivia. Rut developed a passion for food and cooking as a child which she later pursued studying nutrition. She considers the Argentinian food culture rich and diverse taking origins in European countries mixed with creole cuisine. Grains and bovine meat are the main components of Argentinian food. To her, a perfect Argentinian meal would be an asado (barbecue) shared with friends and family.
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