Fruit Tart

A baked dish consisting of a filling over a pastry base with an open top not cover with pastry. The pastry is usually shortcrust pastry; the filling may be sweet or savory, though modern tarts are usually fruit based, sometimes with custard. The classic filling for a fruit tart is pastry cream, or creme patisserie.

Sandwiches de miga

Sandwiches de miga Sandwiches de miga are popular food items in Argentina where they are consumed mainly at parties. The sandwiches de miga are similar to the English cucumber sandwich, which is a typical tea-time food, and resembles the Italian tramezzino. The sandwiches are single, double or multiple layered and are made from a thin…

Pasta Flora

Pasta Flora Pasta frola is a wonderful dessert made with a cookie-like shortbread crust and dulce de membrillo (quince paste) filling. Pasta frola is another example of the influence of Italian food on Argentinian and Uruguayan cuisine – its name comes from the Italian word for the shortbread crust, pasta frolla, that is used to…

Facturas Surtida

They are covered in sugar, so prepare for a massive amount. The most popular
fillings, dulce de leche (caramel), custard (crema pastelera) and quince paste (dulce de membrillo). All three being my favorite. They come in different shape and sizes as well with each of them having a separate name for the type.


Churros Churros are fried until they become crunchy, and may be sprinkled with sugar. The surface of a churro is ridged due to having been piped from a churrera, a syringe-like tool with a star-shaped nozzle. Churros are generally prisms in shape, and may be straight, curled or spirally twisted. Filled, straight churros are found…