worldly wednesdays: pan dulce panettone a visit to argentina

Argentina is one of those countries that cannot possibly be spoken about in a few paragraphs. Its history, culture and food demands more attention. But, as we have little of that these days, with the holidays looming, we will try our best to give you a quick geography lesson. Argentina is located in Southern South America, bordering the Atlantic Ocean, between Chile and Uruguay and is the second largest country in South America. It boasts the rich plains of the Pampas in the north to Patagonia in the south. Running along the western border are the stunning Andes Mountains. In 1516 Juan Diaz de Solis became the first European to set foot in Argentina. At that time The Incan Empire had settlements in the North West and nomadic natives populated the region. Buenos Aires, the first settlement (1536) was destroyed by the native people. In 1580 Buenos Aires was resettled... Read the Rest →