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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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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argentina mate drinking

Most Popular Species to Add to Argentinian Mate

As you know mate is a typical infusion in Argentina. So here are a few of the most popular species to add to Argentinian mate: Pennyroyal; Common to find in the mates of Santiago del Estero. Mint; It is digestive and counteracts gastrointestinal disorders. Peperina; Easy to find around the Sierras. ...
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