Food and Drink in Uruguay

The specialty as such is 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. Uruguay wine is also excellent and the mate tea is the national drink – Uruguayan drink their mate everywhere and always, it is made of yerba herbs and drunk with the bombilla, a pipette, out of the mate receptacle.