It's Argentina's Independence Day, and what an Independence Day it is! Though World Cup fever may – for now – generate more national pride than Independence Day, it's important to remember that it was on this day in 1816 that the Congress of Tucuman declared independence for the United Provinces of South America, a title that remains one of the legal names of the Argentine Republic.
To celebrate, we're slow-stirring dulce de leche, whipping up tasty alfajores, and firing up our grills for classic Argentine asado. Here, a collection of our favorite 25 Argentinian recipes. Ciao Ciao! (And also, chow chow!)