Experiencing an Asado: Uruguay

Uruguayan asado or barbecueFamily and friends sit at an unassuming backyard table. Beer and wine are generously consumed under the summer sun. Comfortable conversations, the family dog lazily looking for attention, and an appetizing smell own the scene.

It’s unspoken, but everyone is already relishing the asado (barbeque). Guests don’t arrive in hopes of scoring a quick bite – this is an entire afternoon not to be rushed. No appointments are made for later in the day, no drop-in visitors stay for just a few minutes. There is no time limit.

A woodpile burns next to the grill; its red-hot embers are pulled under the meats to cook them slowly. In a picture of tranquility, waves of plates will appear later. The first are typically chorizo (sausage), followed by various cuts of heavenly Uruguayan meat.

An asado brings a guest into its world. Nothing else exists. No one is anxiously waiting for the next serving. No one is looking at his or her watch. This is a time to sit down, talk to friends and family, pet the dog, savor the moment, eat, and then eat some more.

Welcome to Uruguayan times.

asado on sunday


Experiencing an asado: Uruguay is an article from The San Diego Reader written by Dominic DeGrazier

About the author: Caldeyro Victorica

Caldeyro Victorica Real Estate is a firm specialized in the commercialization of both urban and rural first-rate real estate. It positions itself as an opinion leader and constant innovator in its field. The firm works contributing to making Uruguay an attractive place to live in, work or invest. It offers a first-class service, meeting its clients every requirement. Their office in Carrasco reflects the comfort and sophistication that identifies the brand. An exclusive service characterized by its transparence, discretion and professionalism, makes this firm unique.

1 comment

  1. Gary says:

    Uruguayan meat is the best! This is a meatlover's heaven 🙂

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