Tag Archives: empanadas

A Night in Argentina with Chef Jason Cunningham

I arrived at the Washington Duke Inn at 5:20pm to cover the Taste of Argentina Wine Dinner that was being held with German Bistue of Wine Bridge Imports. The dinner would be a five-course meal pairing  Argentinean cuisine with featured wines. Chef de Cuisine Murray Healy explained that “the crew loves doing these dinners (which […]

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Pampa Market and Grill – Houston, Texas

Some of the best, most authentic places are hidden in plain sight of America’s strip malls. And tonight I definitely found one of them in the Spring Branch section of Houston. WHAT I ATE: Empanada de Pollo (Chicken Empanada) $2.50 Empanada de Jamon y Queso (Ham and Cheese Empanadas) $2.50 – The empanadas were baked and had a nice golden outside. […]

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Valencia Luncheria – Diners, Drive-ins and Dives Stop

A while back when I was living in Norwalk I walked around the corner and stumbled on this place and was blown away. The food was so amazing and tucked between a tatoo parlor and seedy bar and  wasnt  surprised years later when I saw Valencia on one of my favorite shows, Diners, Drive-ins and Drives. […]

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SINGAPORE STREET FOOD

href=”https://thedish22.files.wordpress.com/2011/07/img_0832.jpg”> CURRY PUFF – A Malaysian, Singaporean or Thai version of one of my favorite things, the empanada. Empanadas were introducded to the region by the Portuguese in 1500s. These fellas were stuffed with curry, potatoes, chicken and some other veggies. CHONG QING GRILLED FISH – I know the fishhead can be off-putting but the […]

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Apple Pie Empanadas

I made these bad boys for the apple competition at the North Carolina State Fair and from what I hear the judges loved them  but I should have probably read the directions when they clearly said all entries should be a non-dessert. Apple Empanadas ¼ cup butter 3 tablespoons of flour ½ cup white sugar ½ cup brown sugar 2 […]

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Empanada

  I made this recipe for the North Carolina State Fair cooking contest in which peanuts or peanut butter had to be used. I didn’t win and I almost did a Tonya Harding on the judges when they came out. If you like peanut butter and jelly sandwiches you will love this empanada that can […]

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Empanadas

The last few months I have become obsessed with empanadas. I have been filling them with various combinations of meats, cheeses and veggies. I have used store bought dough(Goya / frozen) and carried out experiments with my own dough. I have fried them, I have baked them and best of all I have eaten a […]

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