|WORLD FOOD FACTS - U|
ETHNIC INFLUENCES: European (Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese) British, and African
BREAKFAST: coffee or mate (tea), croissants, brioches, churros, French bread with jam and butter, tostados (deep-fried tortillas).
BREAD: French-style breads, tortillas, faina a chickpea flatbread,
CHEESE: Mozzarella, soft cheeses.
POPULAR DISHES: Asado (barbecued meats), offal, sausages, empanadas, gnocchi.
OTHER DISHES: Uruguyan pizzas (like a calzone), pastas, polenta, Spanish desserts, German cakes.
LOCAL DRINKS: Grappamiel, a honey alcohol drink.
PRODUCE: Beef, lamb, rice, corn.
NEED TO KNOW: Dulce de Leche is caramelized milk and used in many dishes.
UNUSUAL FOODS: mate is a tea from the yerba plant
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