As one of the largest countries in South America, Argentina offers an exciting variety of cooking styles, food preparations, and ingredients. Argentine cuisine is influenced not only by cultural tastes and the native foods and spices but also reflects the influences of immigrants from France, Italy, Spain, and neighboring Latin American countries. From grilled meats or asado barbecue cooking in the Patagonian region to the high protein diets common in Central Argentina, vacationing individuals experience a cornucopia of tastes, flavors, and cooking styles. Learn to cook dishes bursting with salamis, chorizo and cheese in Buenos Aires, or prepare the savory fish dishes common along the coast. In Central Argentina discover the inclusion of milk and cheese in popular dishes, while appreciating the rustic cooking styles of the northwest region which are influenced by the indigenous Inca tribes. Cooking in Argentina is filled with excitement, traditions, and tastes.