Whether you are familiar with French cuisine or love cooking it, it is highly likely that you have heard the word “Confit”. A method of preservation that dates to prehistoric times to ensure accurate food storage during winter.
In South America alfajores are found mostly in Argentina, Uruguay, Ecuador, Paraguay, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Venezuela, and Brazil. The traditional cookie is typically covered with powdered sugar. You will also find alfajores covered with grated coconut or chocolate. Dulce de Leche is sweetened condensed milk which has been caramelized in its own can.