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Essentials For An Argentine Asado

Gaucho-style barbecue

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Chimichurri sauce= Argentine ambrosia


As with any sauce there are slight variations but the basic ingredients are parsley, garlic, extra virgin olive oil, vinegar and red bell peppers. Check out this recipe

Blood Sausage (morcilla)


The name says it all-this is indeed cooked blood. It may sound like a meal made for True Blood characters but it’s an essential for a reason. First-timers, spread it on a toasted baguette and don’t think about what it’s made of.

Sweetbreads (molleja)


If you thought the term “blood sausage” was hard to swallow (ha), this one seems like a total misnomer considering there ain’t nothing sweet or obviously bread-like about this meat. It’s usually from the throat or heart of a cow and since it’s a gland, its texture takes some getting used to.

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