Taste Argentina loves Russians in the center of Moscow

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MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Argentine cheeses, empanadas, alfajores, mate and free wines waited for Muscovites in the Central Market of the Russian capital on the occasion of the Argentine Day fair.

The event was held in one of the busiest places in the city: a new format market that became fashionable in recent years and that unites under its roof not only regular places for selling products, but also the kitchen restaurants Exquisite from different countries of the world.

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Argentina Day at the Central Market in Moscow, Russia

The fair was organized by the Argentine embassy in Russia to give the inhabitants of the capital a magnificent opportunity to get to know Argentine food and culture, enjoy national music and the performance of tango dancers.

"Since last year we started doing what we call Argentina Day to try to show as many products as possible, normally it was Malbec Day and now we bring other products to Malbec Day: meat, seafood, empanadas, sweets, Cheeses, dried fruits, that is, try to expand the offer and put it in a unique place, "Argentine Ambassador to Moscow Ricardo Lagorio told Sputnik, who arrived at the event to deliver a speech and greet the guests.

He stressed that the main objective of the fair is "to help the Russian public know other types of products".

"We are very well known for meat, but today we are selling more prawns than meat, because what do shrimp know, what do cheeses know, who know sweets, alfajores with dulce de leche, we have very good dulce de leche and it is difficult compete, but well they are known for other products, dried fruits, different types of wine, we are bringing new wineries. Little by little we are expanding the products in quality, quantity and diversity, "added the diplomat.
However, most people came to the fair to try the famous Argentine meat and it is not surprising, since Angus meat has already gained popularity not only in Russia but worldwide.
In this regard, chef Ruben Lopez, also present at the event, told Sputnik that the secret of the popularity of Argentine meat is how to cook it.

"The Argentine meat is cooked with firewood, coal, and the flavor that salt gives it, the point of meat and sauce, all that plays to make it taste good, that's the secret," said the chef surrounded by the public who wanted to try freshly cooked meat.

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Argentina Day at the Central Market in Moscow, Russia

Commenting on his impressions of the fair, Lopez declared that "it is a total success".

"We show a little the Argentine culture that is the meat, the empanada, the wine, the cheese, the music and it had very good acceptance", underlined by adding that "it was a brilliant idea to make the festival in a place like the market in full center of Moscow. "

In turn, the plenipotentiary minister, head of the Economic, Commercial and Tourism Section of the Embassy of Argentina in Moscow, Cristian Nicolas Sokolowski, told Sputnik that in previous years the fair was held in other places in Moscow, but this year The diplomatic mission had the initiative to do it in a more central, popular and crowded area.

The festival "also helps us in the general, global part of promoting also some of the Argentine culture, Argentine tango, an Argentine choir, Argentine dancers with Argentine music will come, so it is an Argentine Day that not only involves companies, but the country in general, "said Sokolowski.

During the fair, most of the restaurants in the Moscow Central Market offered their customers food made from Argentine products, in particular with the use of prawns and cheese.

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Argentina Day at the Central Market in Moscow, Russia

The event culminated in an extensive cultural program that included, among other things, the performance of the orchestra Only tango and of professional dancers of Argentine tango.



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