A little boost for Argentine cooking from Daily Candy with a couple of Francis Mallman's recipes. He's the chef at Patagonia Sur in Buenos Aires as well as El Garzon in Uruguay.
The article is called "A Moveable Argentine Feast" - What we really want for Christmas is to wake up in Argentina, with local steak and malbec for lunch. Instead, we’re stuck in the snow. But we did get Francis Mallmann, our favorite chef in South America, to walk us though a charming and seriously unfussy holiday feast. Que bueno. To read the entire article go to DailyCandy.com http://www.dailycandy.com/all-cities/article/78961/Chef-Francis-Mallmanns-Holiday-Recipes
Mallman's restaurant, El Garzon, was written up last spring by the Wall Street Journal Food & Drink - "Big City Meal, A Little Hard to Find". There are a couple of tasty recipes at the end of the article.
"by Katy McLaughlin
Garzón, Uruguay -- Star chefs often prove their celebrity by placing restaurants in remote locations to which fans are willing to travel. But few go as far as Francis Mallmann: The celebrity Argentinean chef has located his latest restaurant in Garzón, Uruguay.
Here’s how to get there: Fly to Miami. Take a nine-hour ride by jet to Montevideo, then get in a car and drive 125 miles through the countryside to the turn-off to Garzón. Next, it’s a 15-minute drive down dirt roads with no signs, flanked on either side by cow pasture." Read the entire article at the Wall Street Journal online here