Once again in honor of TBT, we want to take a trip back to what we consider a second homeland for us: Argentina. While we did not live in Mendoza but rather in Buenos Aires, it was Mendoza that first piqued our interest in moving to this amazing South American Country. Step back with us to 2008 on our first day in Mendoza staying in the city proper. We only stayed there two days before heading off to Chacras de Coria, a small village located just a few km from the city of Mendoza, to stay at Casa Glebinias. Highly recommended for everyone. Both the town AND the lodging.
TBT . . .and what a tasty throw back it will be. Today I want you to join me on a trip back to 2008 for a culinary tour into the world of the Argentina Asado. No licking the screen!!
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There are two very important words that one learns once they arrive in Buenos Aires. . .either as a visitor or a newly transplanted local. They are Asado and Parrilla.
According to Wikipedia,
“Asado is a technique for cooking cuts of meat, usually consisting of beef alongside various other meats, which are cooked on a grill (parrilla) or open fire.”
But from my limited experience, it so much more than that.