Food In American Food

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There is a variety of foods Argentinian people eat on holidays, and just everyday foods. Just like we Americans love our food, so do the Argentinian people. When people get invited to someone's house for dinner that usually was a symbol for friendship. In Argentina, the Sunday family lunch is the most significant meal of the week. At these lunches, foods like asado or pasta are usually served. Asado is a tradition meal in Argentina. Asado is barbeque that is usually also served with beef, and other kinds of meat. This meal is cooked on a grill which is called a parrilla, or an open fire. Argentinian cuisine is also known for its homemade foods such as french fries, patties, and pasta. Homemade food is the way Argentinian people show love…show more content…
Some Argentinian foods are actually influenced by Europeans, and are very similar even the same to foods in other South American countries. Argentinian people have four meals and snacks everyday. First is breakfast, and foods at breakfast usually include croissants, rolls, and breakfast pastries that are all with jam. For breakfast, they also like to drink strong coffee and milk. They drink yerba mate which is an herbal tea that is made from the leaves of a holly-like plant. The next meal would be lunch which usually consists of steaks or grilled meats, pasta, empanadas, and some sort of cooked potato. The late afternoon snack is usually known as the heavy snack. This snack includes tea or coffee with a sweet pastry, sandwiches, peanuts, cheese, ham, and olive nibbles. Then there is the dinner meal. This meal is my personal favorite and it includes large steaks, grilled meats, pastas, pizzas, salmon or trout, salad, potatoes, empanadas, fruit, and vegetables. The desserts are usually fruit salads, ice cream, and flan. Flan is also one of my personal favorites as well, and it is a baked dish consisting of an open-topped pastry with a savory or sweet filling. Argentinian people also love to eat when it comes to…show more content…
Some of the dishes served are roasted turkey, roasted pork, but in northern Argentina people usually would eat goat, stuffed tomatoes, salads, and christmas bread and puddings such as Pan Dulce or Panettone. Argentina is popular for a nation spread called Dulce de leche. This spread is used as a spread on cakes and even as a filling. It is also used as a spread and filling for pancakes. It is even eaten with toast, and as an ice cream flavor. Dulce de leche is made from boiling condensed milk until it becomes a thick caramel paste. Empanadas are also very common not just in Argentina, but in many South American countries, and also other parts of the world. The word empanada means something that is breaded. It is flour dough that can be filled with all kinds of ingredients. However, the typical fillings usually include meat, chicken, ham and cheese, mozzarella, and tomato. Matambre is another food that is popular in Argentina. Matambre is a long, thin slice of a meat that is rolled around some sort of filling. The fillings usually are spinach, onions, sliced carrots, and hard-boiled eggs. Some foods that are eaten in Argentina as I mentioned before are influenced from Europe. Some of these foods are milanesa which in Europe is called a wiener

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