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A Guide to Eat Your Way Authentically Through Argentina

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Kampot Pepper
Cambodia 
A certified appellation, protected by the United Nations is the world’s best pepper from Kampot province. Tasty, it is used in many local dishes in Cambodia.


Read more about Cambodian cuisine

Aji Amarillo
Peru
The most frequently used chili in Peru and probably the most important ingredient in Peruvian cooking.


Read about a Peruvian dish made with aji amarillo

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Sacred Valley Salt from Maras, Peru
Peru
Popular with Peruvian chefs, this ancient and mineral rich salt has many health benefits, beyond flavoring food.

Thai Whole Chili
Thailand
Thai Chili, the base ingredient in many Thai dishes.


Read more about thai chilis

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Lemongrass
Vietnam
Lemongrass, an essential herb in Vietnamese cuisine.


Read about cooking with lemongrass

Banana Leaves (Frozen)
Cambodia
Used in Amok, Cambodia’s National Dish and many other dishes in Southeast Asia.


Learn about how to make Fish Amok

Palm Sugar
Cambodia
Palm sugar, an important ingredient in Cambodia cuisine. The palm sugar tree is considered the national tree of Cambodia.


Read more about dishes made with palm sugar

Chilean Papaya
Chile
Chilean papaya are deliciously mild and refreshing. Eaten canned or as a juice as they are too bitter to be eaten raw.


Read more about Chilean Papayas

Lucuma Powder
Chile
Lucuma is one of the delicious and surprising fruits we discovered in Chile. It is considered a superfood and the powder provides nutrients and vitamins to boost your health and immune system.


Read about delicious Lucuma treats

Ghee – Clarified Butter
Malaysia
Ghee or clarified butter is widely used in Malaysia by Indian communities to cook dishes such as Roti Canai.


Read more about Roti Canai and Malaysian Cuisine

Maca
Peru
Peruvian Superfood with packed with health benefits.


Read the results after a 30-day experiment with Maca

Quinoa
Peru
Known as the “Golden Grain” of the Andes, this gluten-free superfood is one of the most significant grains of Peru.


Discover unique quinoa products from South America

Coconut
Thailand
Coconut milk used in many curry dishes including our favorite dish Khao Soi, a curry noodle dish from Chiang Mai.


Get Thai recipes with coconut milk

Tortillas
USA
California has some of the best tacos in the country and even has a festival dedicated to them – Tacolandia.


Read more about Tacos and Tacolandia in Los Angeles

Broken Jasmine Rice
Vietnam
Nutty flavored and typical in Vietnamese cooking. Making a resurgence with chefs worldwide


Read more about cooking Vietnamese food with Broken Rice

Chimichurri Sauce
Argentina
Chimichurri, the special sauce of Argentinian cuisine.


Grill with chimichurri sauce like an Argentine

Olive Oil
Argentina
100% Argentinian Extra Virgin Olive Oil from the region of Catamarca and Mendoza in Argentina.


Read more about Argentinian Olive Oil

Sambal Sauce
Singapore
Chili & Shrimp paste used in Chili Crab Singapore’s National Dish.


Read Singapore cuisine and sambal sauce

Nước mắm – Vietnamese Fermented Fish Sauce
Vietnam
Fermented fish sauce used as a dipping sauce in local Vietnamese dishes.


Read about Vietnamese cooking class and dishes made with Nước mắm

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Alfajores
Argentina
The traditional cookies filled with dulce de leche.


Read more about authentic Argentinian desserts

Dulce de Leche
Argentina
Dulce de leche the delicious caramel spread used in many Argentina desserts.


Expert interview with the founder of the best dulche de leche in Argentina

Madeleine
France
Delicious traditional pastry from the Brittany region of France.

Maxim’s Chocolate
France
Let yourself tempted by this Gourmet chocolate from Maxim’s.


Read more about the history of chocolates in France

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French Macarons
France
The famous gourmet Macarons baked per order brings you memories from Paris.

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Durian Cake
Vietnam
Referred to as “The King Fruit”, you will find durian fruit or filling for pastries, ice cream, drinks and more.


Watch us on YouTube try this unique fruit

Boy Bawang Chips
Philippines
Popular corn chips snack.

Dried Mango
Philippines
Mangos are the national fruit of the Philippines and renowned worldwide for their sweetness.

Tamarind
Thailand
Eaten as a fruit, Tamarind is also a popular cooking ingredient in Southeast Asia

Pancit (Pansit) Noodles
Philippines
A quintessential Filipino noodle dish. Pancit Bihon is made with meat and vegetables.

Chili Crab Lamian Noodles
Singapore
Chili Crab the national dish of Singapore.


Learn how to make Singapore Chili Crab

Singapore Laksa
Singapore
Laksa is a popular spicy noodle soup offered in Singapore and Malaysia.


Read about Laksa and our beloved authentic Penang dishes

Lou Malnati’s Deep Dish Pizzas
USA
The original Chicago style deep dish pizza.


Read more about Chicago pizza

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Teh Tarik
Malaysia
Teh tarik is the famous “pulled tea” from Malaysia (also found in Singapore). It is a traditional and the national drink of Malaysia.


Discover Teh Tarik and the unusual drinks of Malaysia

Angosturra Bitters
Peru
Key ingredient in traditional Peruvian Pisco Sour.


Learn how to make an authentic Pisco Sour

Emoliente
Peru
Herbal drink with medicinal properties.


Read more about the natural medicines found in the Cusco Market

Inca Kola
Peru
Peru’s iconic soft drink.


Discover several unique Peruvian drinks

Purple Corn Drink – Chicha Morada
Peru
Traditional Peruvian non-alcoholic drink made from purple corn.


Read more about unique Peruvian drinks

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Yerba Mate
Uruguay
Traditional drink made from the infusion of yerba plant and hot water and filled with powerful health benefits.


Read about yerba mate, the drink that bind Uruguay together

Cuban Coffee
USA
Cuban Coffee (Café Cubano) , a traditional staple of regional cuisine and important cultural activity.


Read more about authentic Cuban foods

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Finca La Malena Torrontes Wine
Argentina
Torrontes is Argentina’s famous white wine and the emblematic wine of Cafayate.


Read more about this famous Torrentes wine

Vina Amalia
Argentina
This is a traditional Malbec from Mendoza, from a family owned bodega.


Read more about Argentinian wines in Mendoza

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Aquitania Rose
Chile
Delicious Rose wine we discovered on our trip to Maipo Valley near Santiago de Chile. A true gem!


Read about our visit to Aquitania winery

Kunza
Chile
For a more refined Chilean wine, opt for this Gran Reserva.


Read more about Maule Valley wines

Oveja Negra
Chile
Carmenere is the National Wine of Chile. Taste this Reserva from Maule Valley one of the most important wine regions of Chile.


Read about the Chilean wine and Maule Valley

Merlot Bodega Bouza
Uruguay
Had the pleasure of visiting this boutique winery outside of Montevideo. Bodega Bouza one of the most famous wineries in Uruguay.


Read more about wines from Uruguay

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Tannat-Merlot-Temperanillo Bodega Bouza
Uruguay
Tannat wines made from the signature grape of Uruguay.


Read more about Tannat wines at Bodega Bouza

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Seven Fires: Grilling the Argentine Way
Argentina
Argentina Famous Chef Francis Mallmann introduces his grilling techniques and cooking with the fire.


Read our interview with Chef Francis Mallman

Cambodian Cooking: A Humanitarian Project in Collaboration with Act for Cambodia
Cambodia
From chef Joannes Riviere of Cuisine Wat Damnak, Cambodian Cooking brings a previously untapped culinary tradition to the table for everyone to enjoy.


Read an interview with Chef Joannes Riviere

Tasting Chile
Chile
An introduction to the authentic dishes and wines of Chile.

The Little French Bakery Cookbook
France
Simple recipe to learn how to bake like the French.


Read about our experience learning to cook French food

The Food of Malaysia
Malaysia
This cookbook presents easy to follow recipes to bring you the flavors of Malaysia.


Read about our beloved Penang dishes

Peru: The Cookbook
Peru
From the country’s most popular chef, Gaston Acurio features over 500 traditional Peruvian recipes. 

Linamnam: Eating One’s Way Around the Philippines
Philippines
Chef Claude Tayag, whom we met, and his wife take you on a culinary journey through the country.


Read about Filipino food and chef Tayag

Singapore Cooking
Singapore
Learn how to prepare the most beloved Singaporean local dishes.

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Simple Thai Food: Classic Recipes from the Thai Home Kitchen
Thailand
More than 100 accessible and authentic recipes from the different regions of Thailand.

Descorchados: Guide to the wines of Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay
Uruguay
Descorchados, Latin America’s most important wine guide takes you deeper into Uruguay wines.


Read more about Uruguay wines

The American Cookbook: A Fresh Take on Classic Recipes
USA
Simple cookbook featuring more than 150 classic recipes with a gourmet twist.

The Food of Vietnam
Vietnam
Taste the flavors of Vietnam with Luke Nguyen, a well known and popular chef.

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