empanadas recipe

Sweet empanadas with the last of the peaches

Peach Empanadas

Since I had problems with the masa dough empanadas that I made recently, I looked for an alternative dough to make sweet empanadas to use up the last of the peaches from the recent peach glut. Though these are sweet empanadas, the dough is still savoury, so it could be used for other types of empanadas …

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Ta-da! Empanadas

Beef Chilli Empanadas

Until I came to the US, I had never seen or tasted an empanada, even they are originally from Spain and Portugal. The name comes from the Spanish word ’empanar’, which means to wrap in bread, but more often they are made from dough. In essence an empanada is a pie (British sense of the …

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