argentine asado

The Gaucho and the Asado

Whenever we talk about gauchos, we talk about asado. There is a simple reason for this: gauchos were hunters at first, and then started to raise cattle in Argentina. Over time, they went from just eating meat to mastering the art of an asado. Asado is a big part of the Argentine culture, and this [&...
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photo of mate in post on how to dring mate in argentina

How to Drink Mate in Argentina

If you want to get a deeper understanding of Argentine culture, you can start by learning how to drink mate like a local. Mate is an integral part of Argentine culture and it has its own characteristics. Any time is a good time for mate. It can be compared to tea or coffee in other […]...
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Argentine gaucho knife facon

Gaucho Knives: History of the Facon

Gaucho knives are handmade knives used by this typical Argentine character in many different situations. Among them, the facon may be the most popular gaucho knife per excellence. Early this year, we published a post about the facon, but now we will share with you more about its history. The facon i...
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