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A Spanish or Latin-American turnover with a flaky crust and a savory or sweet filling.

[Spanish, from past participle of empanar, to coat with breadcrumbs : en-, in (from Latin in-; see en-1) + pan, bread; see panada.]


(Cookery) a Spanish or Latin-American stuffed pastry


(ˌɛm pəˈnɑ də)

a Latin American or Spanish turnover filled with ground meat, vegetables, fruit, etc., and baked or fried.
[1920–25; < Sp, =em- em-1 + pan bread + -ada, feminine of -ado -ate1]
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Caribbean-inspired restaurant also brings back Cheese Empanadas for a limited time
I'm going to give you a pastry recipe that will make 20 empanadas, plus two different fillings so that you can make 10 of each – plenty for when friends and family pop round.
We've been having tremendous success with our empanadas so it only made sense to create a formal brand so we can expand into new territories.
In Chile, they like to fry their empanadas as well as baking them, and a lot of fish and seafood is used, along with hot chillies and sometimes cheese.
But puffy, hot empanadas ($3 each) filled with beef, chicken or seafood, provide worthy starters, as do the mini versions, called empanaditas (three for $4.
This year, it began selling a machine that semi-automates the production of empanadas, a meat pie made by hand since colonial times.
The Empanadas Bites meet a need for a hot, savory, high-protein breakfast and a snack option.
Empanadas here are nicely fashioned traditional ones ($1.
With increases in the US Hispanic population and non-Hispanic people gain familiarity with items such as Cuban Sandwiches, Empanadas, and Arepas, the Company believes that positioning their products outside the freezer will boost the Havana Roadhouse brand name nationally as a recognized manufacturer of high-quality, great tasting, premium ethnic food items.
Empanada for a Dream" takes its title from the delicacies that Juan Francisco Villa's mother made that were legendary throughout his Lower East Side neighborhood while he was growing up: Empanadas so good that he would trade all his Batman and X-Men comics for them.
Also in the starter category, unless you're popping in for a snack, are the nicely made empanadas ($1.
Mouthwateringly delicious and bursting with flavor, empanadas are flaky baked pockets, stuffed with fresh delectable ingredients.