Inside the kitchen of the Casa Rosada

(New Worlder) It’s midday on a Monday and a perky salad whizzes past the tiny office Dante Liporace is crammed into on the second floor of the Casa Rosada. “That’s for him,” says the chef personally charged with feeding President Mauricio Macri at Argentina’s presidential palace. The lunchtime rush is on: after prepping the presidential greens, […]

The Expat: Diego Jacquet

(Buenos Aires Herald) CV Age: 39 Born: Buenos Aires and Chubut Lives: Southfields, London Degree: Degree in hotel management Job: Chef patron at Zoilo in London, Bochinche in Singapore Currently reading: Political History of Argentina Last movie: The Martian Can’t live without: My sorbet machine As The Herald continues its series with Argentine expats who […]

A day at Argentina’s largest cattle market

(Munchies) It’s a wonderfully balmy autumnal morning in Buenos Aires. The downside is that this only serves to heighten the punishing stench of shit and piss expelled by the temporary inmates penned in at Mercado de Liniers. I’m visiting Argentina’s largest live cattle auction in the Mataderos (translation: abattoir) neighbourhood with Gastón Riveira. He’s the owner-chef […]