- Magical Ingredients: Tortas Fritas
- Sneha’s Recipe: Torta Frita -Uruguay
- Pandemonium Noshery: Polvito Uruguayo
- Palatable Pastime: Grilled Chicken Pinchitos
- Sugarlovespices: Uruguayan Pancho Hot Dog with Fries on the Side
- Amy’s Cooking Adventures: Pasta Caruso
- Culinary Adventures with Camilla: Empanadas a la Criolla, Uruguayan Wines, and Upcoming #TannatDay
- Kitchen Frau: Torta de Fiambre (Baked Ham & Cheese Sandwiches)
- Cultureatz: Chaja Cake, an Uruguayan Peach Meringue Layer Cake
- A Day in the Life on the Farm: Milanesa Napolitana
- Making Miracles: The Chivito: Uruguay's Iconic Steak & Egg Sandwich
- 'Uruguay', in the Guarani language, refers to the Uruguay River and means ‘river of the painted birds’. The river starts in Brazil and ends in the Rio de la Plata Basin which forms the water border between Uruguay and Argentina.
- In Uruguay, cows outnumber people four to one. There are only 3 million people while there are 12 million cattle.
- In 2009, Uruguay became the first country to provide every school-aged child with a free laptop and wifi access.
- Uruguay has one of the highest literacy rates in the world with 98.1% for adults.
Empanada simply means 'wrapped in dough.' And it appears that this is a classic in both Argentinian and Uruguayan cuisines. There are so many empanadas recipes and a diversity of flavors. But a little reading showed that the most well-known Uruguayan version is the Empanada a la Criolla whose main ingredient is spiced meat, onions, and boiled eggs.