Unlike other nations, Argentina’s food culture is all about sharing a good meal with your family and friends; you’d find fewer people having a snack all by themselves on the street. But that does not mean you can’t grab a bite while on the move.
Home to more than 300 different types of chilli pepper, Peru is the South American Mecca for spice-lovers the world over. Whatever the dish, Peruvians like their heat. This is the time to ditch your mild spices for a taste of no-holds-barred Peruvian cuisine which puts to shame all your mollycoddled imitation ‘‘spicy cooking’’ back home. This is the real stuff. We’re not in Tabasco territory any more, son.
With all its lush rainforests and picture-perfect beaches, the considerable culinary scene of Costa Rica often gets overlooked. Costa Rican cuisine is not about tacos, quesadillas, and burritos, like its Latin American cousins, but is a perfect blend of comforting, healthy food with a heavy influence of rice and beans. With Latin and Caribbean flavor-bursting fare, this is a sensory experience your taste buds will remember for a long time.
You've heard it said before, but the best way to know more about a country and its culture apart from its myriad attractions is to immerse yourself in its exotic cuisine. Colombia may not be well-acclaimed the world over for its culinary scene, but that being said, this country has an enormous variety of lip smacking food worth trying. Leaning more towards deep-frying everything, Colombia showcases a wide array of meaty dishes, most of them served with rice, beans, and potatoes.
Not just limited to picturesque landscapes and prolific wildlife, South Africa has a way more delectable highlight up in its sleeve to charm its visitors - its vineyards. With brilliant wineries producing exemplary (and award-winning) wines at affordable prices, South Africa easily makes it to the list of top 10 wine producing countries in the world.