Tia Liliana’s Kitchen Day 5: Argentina

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Here is what we had for lunch, milanesa. Milanesa is the Argentine equivalent to country friend steak.
More about milanesa here.

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Tia also baked one of the two cakes my dad had for his 70th birthday.

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She made this thin soft cookie ( alfajor) and dulce de leche layered cake.

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She then covered it in her famously delicious merengue.

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She finishes the merengue top and torches it to brown the merengue.

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Tia’s secret ingredient is LOVE. She loves baking and it shows. The smile she wears while in the kitchen is priceless.

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TADAH! Dad’s birthday cake made by Tia Lili.

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Wouldn’t you smile this big if you had two huge cakes? I know I certainly wow. Dad devoured his 2 pieces of cake up. I now know where I inherited my sweet tooth from.

I hope you enjoyed spending this week of Tia Liliana’s cooking as much as I did.

*Gracias Tia Lili por cuidarnos tan bien. Besitos y saludos a todos.*

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