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Some Fruits Are Better Worn

by Leslie Henslee on

SOME FRUITS ARE BETTER WORN Juaga is a yellowy-orange tropical fruit with a thick rind that ranges in size from orange to melon. Prevalent in the Amazon, it...

Valley of the Moon

by Leslie Henslee on

VERY DIFFERENT FROM VALLEY OF THE DOLLS Inside Northern Argentina's Ischigualasto National Park lies the Valley of the Moon, named after the rugged, otherworldly geological structures that dot its lunar-like landscape....

Whiskey & Cold Brew Alfajores

by Leslie Henslee on

WHISKEY AND COLD BREW FOR YOU Andres has concocted a special St. Patrick's Day treat for us all: Whiskey and Cold Brew Alfajores - like a Latin American Irish...

Mount Tronador is Cracking Good

by Leslie Henslee on

THUNDER MOUNTAIN In the southern Andes along the border between Argentina and Chile lies Thunder Mountain - so named for the sounds of its eight cracking glaciers and...

Make Some Christmas Panetonne

by Andreas Ozzuna on

CHRISTMAS PANETONNE You see them all over the mall this time of year - that big bread in a box that looks like fancy fruit cake, but don’t...

Cuevas de Marmol

by Leslie Henslee on

CUEVAS DE MARMOL On the border between Argentina and Chile in Patagonia, freshwater mermaids frolic in an astoundingly colorful Marble Cave Cathedral. These intricate marble caverns were hewn...

In the Kitchen: Halva

by Andreas Ozzuna on

Andreas has been in the kitchen again - baking up a batch of gourmet pistachio Mantecol (halva for those outside Argentina) for our Wooden Table Cafe. Like alfajores, halva hails from...

Happy Día del Amigo!

by Leslie Henslee on

HAPPY DIA DEL AMIGO Día del Amigo is this Saturday - time to celebrate our friends and friend families. What's International Friends Day? A day when we gather...

Juntos es Más Dulce

by Andreas Ozzuna on

Argentinians are lucky to have a sharing culture. We share yerba mate, food, music, close embraces and tight spaces. Nothing makes us happier than family and friends new...

Cinco de Mayo Tequila Lime Alfajores

by Andreas Ozzuna on

Sure, the holiday is somewhat of an American excuse to drink tequila, but we've pushed it further and made it into an excuse to eat tequilla too. Yes, in celebration...