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Argentinian Asado | 19th October

Saturday 19th October | £45 per person
The Dutch Barn, Owl Lodge, Lacock

The history of Argentinian cuisine is rich and diverse. The country has experienced extensive immigration over many centuries and has reaped the benefits of numerous food influences. The Italians and the Spanish are the two main European settlers to have integrated their cuisines into Argentina.

An Asado is a traditional social gathering or dinner party. Ingredients are cooked on a parilla (grill) and, as this is the land of beef, often the word meat refers to beef alone. It is the national ingredient and the country produces 5% of the rest of the world's total beef demand. It is also the largest producer of honey in South America so that makes its way into many traditional dishes and desserts.

For these two evenings, Peter Vaughan and Tom Dodd will be your asadors or parilleros. They will be serving freshly made chimichurri dressing, breads cooked in the wood fired oven, refreshing salads and, of course, Malbec wine. This will be as authentic as possible - but in the heart of the Wiltshire countryside.

We will have Andrew Hurst with yet another array of musical instruments to add to the atmosphere!

Arrive at Owl Lodge for 7.00pm - 7.20pm 

Dinner commences 7.45pm - a three-course dinner at long communal tables in the Dutch barn, around the central fire pit.


On arrival

Special welcome drink
Argentinian savoury Fugazzeta


To start

Pan de Chapa with honey, cooked in wood fired oven 

Empanadas of sweet potato and Manchego cheese 

Empanadas of chorizo & smoked paprika

Grilled aubergines, squash & peppers with chimichurri sauce


Barbecued flanken short ribs of beef 'Churrasco'

Beef Milanesa 

Halloumi Milanesa

Parrilla of seasonal summer vegetables with rosemary & bay

To finish

 Milk jam 'Dulce de Leche'

Honey souffle fritas, cerviche of mango, lime & ginger

Hot drinks to finish


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If you don’t inform us about special dietary requirements in advance, we may not be able to accommodate you on the night and no refund will be available.


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