The specialty as such is Argentinean beef, which is prepared on an open fire, the “asado”, usually accompanied with sausages and different pieces of meat. Further specialties are the famous Empanadas, stuffed pastry, and diverse regional specialties in the North. All over the country you will be served excellent Italian food, inclusive of the Italian ice cream. Lovers of candies will like the typical Argentinean “alfajores”, biscuits stuffed with dulce de leche, a caramel cream, and a flan, a thick custard-based dessert flavoured with caramel. As is known, Argentinean wine is excellent and the mate tea is the national drink – Argentineans drink their mate everywhere and always, it is made of yerba herbs and drunk with the bombilla, a pipette, out of the mate receptacle.