Category: Argentine Foods

Dulce de Leche Ice Cream

Dulce de Leche Ice Cream

Dulce de leche is becoming increasingly popular throughout the world. Multinational companies like Starbucks and Haagen Dazs have embraced the milk caramel like sauce and have incorporated dulce de leche into their own products. Dulce de leche is a popular ingredient in candies, cakes, cookies and most noteably alfajores. But as Haagen-Dazs can attest too, […]

Alfajores, Argentina’s Infamous Cookie

Alfajores

Alfajores are a traditional South American sandwich cookie. The alfajor consists of two shortbread cookies filled with a rich and creamy caramel confection otherwise known as dulce de leche. The shortbread cookies can be covered with chocolate, white chocolate, dark chocolate or covered in grated coconut or powdered sugar. The origin of the alfajor dates […]