Country: Argentina

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July 27, 2017

By Peg Kern

More Photo-Worthy Destinations You Won't Forget

Filed Under  Destination Features, Travel Tips, Argentina, France, India, Italy

Tuesday's blog featured picturesque destinations for your cooking vacations - and it was such fun pouring over those pictures that we decided to share some more of our favorite Photo-Worthy spots. These are places you won't ever forget, where you will feel compelled to pull out the phone for a "selfie" and where you'll actually print (and frame!) the pictures from your trip and hang them on your wall! Paris… Read
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October 5, 2016

By Peg Kern

Best Wines to Pair with a Hearty Dish

Filed Under  Kitchen Tips, Wines & Spirits, Argentina, France, Italy

We can't talk about hearty fall dishes without also talking about which wines we think should accompany them, and which you can discover on our food and wine tours! We do tend to pair like with like - so we like a good Italian wine with a dish of pasta, but a Spanish wine with a plate of jamón. But what specific wines do we recommend for comfort food? One… Read
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May 4, 2016

By Peg Kern

Culinary Trips with TIK: Wines of Argentina

Filed Under  Destination Features, Travel Tips, Wines & Spirits, Argentina

When talking about Argentinian wines, there is one name to remember: Mendoza! Whichever of the popular varieties of grapes grown in this mountainous land, chances are it is grown in the Mendoza region, which produces over half of the country's wine (although there are other provinces that produce wine as well, most notably neighboring San Juan, La Rioja, and Cordoba). So first, a quick geography lesson. Argentina is the second-largest… Read
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February 2, 2015

By Liz SanFilippo Hall

All About Empanadas (and Two Recipes)

Filed Under  Food History, Recipes, Argentina, Peru

Even with the enormous landmass that is Latin America -- from Mexico down through South America -- and the enormous range of cultural influences, there's one dish you'll find in a lot of these countries: empanadas! This delicious baked, or fried, pastry treat is thought to originate with the Galician empanada of Spain, which dates back to the 1500s and which were traditionally made with chicken or cod fish. But… Read
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July 25, 2014

By Adrian Hall

Top 4 Reasons to Visit Argentina for a Cooking Vacation

Filed Under  Destination Features, Travel Tips, Wines & Spirits, Argentina

Argentina is a country of striking beauty and incredible geographical diversity. Its capital city, Buenos Aires, is a vast cosmopolitan metropolis that will charm any visitor. Mendoza, the country’s wine capital in the foothills of the Andes to the west, is a must-see for wine lovers and foodies alike. Here’s our list of why you should visit Argentina on one of our fabulous culinary vacations! 1) Asado Argentines love few… Read
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