|This is exactly what I remember |
as a fried tart!
April 8 is...
National Empanada Day
ifood.tv states celebration on May 8. Um-m-m-m? Typo?
This American celebration originated in northwest Spain and in the 21st century is enjoyed the world over. An Empanada is basically a single-fold, single-serving turnover being baked or fried, also referred to as a handheld fried pie. It boasts both the sweet and savory varieties hosting fruits, sugars and syrups or meats, cheeses, or oils. Originally being made with bread dough, today many are made with flaky pastries.
Get to work and get some made!