Revuelto Gramajo

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Revuelto gramajo

Revuelto Gramajo (English: Gramajo Scramble) is a common hash dish in Argentine cuisine consisting of fried julienne potatoes, ham and eggs.[1] The dish can be adapted to use any ingredients the cook may have on hand, including peas, other fresh vegetables, fish, pork, and other meats.[2] It is common in Montevideo, and has been described as one of the city's "quintessential" dishes.[3] French fries are sometimes used as an ingredient in the dish.[3] It is served with salsa golf.[4]

Etymology[edit]

Revuelto Gramajo is named after Colonel Artemio Gramajo (June 1838 – 1914), a former government administrator of Buenos Aires, in Canelones, Uruguay[3][5]

History[edit]

The dish was created in Argentina by a chef with the intention for it to be served to soldiers in battlefields, and at the time it consisted of fried potatoes, ham, scrambled eggs and peas.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ van Gelderen, Ana (August 31, 2019). "La verdadera historia del revuelto Gramajo". Infobae (in Spanish). Retrieved May 8, 2021.
  2. ^ "Revuelto de gramajo con arvejas".
  3. ^ a b c Firpo, Hernán (August 6, 2013). "Queremos tanto al revuelto gramajo". Clarín (in Spanish). Retrieved April 20, 2018.
  4. ^ Jacob, Jeanne; Ashkenazi, Michael (2014). The World Cookbook: The Greatest Recipes from Around the Globe. ABC-CLIO. pp. 36–37.
  5. ^ a b Fodor's Buenos Aires: with Side Trips to Iguazú Falls, Gaucho Country & Uruguay. Full-color Travel Guide. Fodor's Travel. 2014. p. 244. ISBN 978-0-8041-4310-3. Retrieved April 20, 2018.

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