Italian Food in Mendoza

Fresh pastas can be found not only in grocery stores but there are also shops that sell all kinds of varieties of ravioli, fetuccini, and ñoqui (gnocchi).  We have sampled some, including a ravioli with ricotta and almonds, and long macaroni (see photos).  It is truly a strange and interesting combination to be buying fresh pasta en español.   It kind of challenges our stereotypes we have in the U.S. about “Latin” food, where we tend to assume that all of it is Mexican.  There is not a corn tortilla to be found anywhere.

Good article about an Italian family’s culinary tradition in Mendoza-  Italian food in Mendoza

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About jdicus

I am a Spanish and social studies teacher on year-long sabbatical in Mendoza, Argentina. Our family consists of myself, wife Jenny Breen, and daughters Solana and Frances. With this blog we endeavor to chronicle our experience living abroad.
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2 Responses to Italian Food in Mendoza

  1. Bruce says:

    Love the photos! Keep them coming…

  2. Aviva Breen says:

    wow. You guys What are those fat noodles? looks like they taste good! I think I”ll have some pasta for dinner too. good idea. Love Bubbe

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