Empanadas: The Hand-held Pies Of Latin America

Hardcover | April 21, 2015

bySandra Gutierrez

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Found from New York to Los Angeles, from Mexico to Brazil and into the Latin Caribbean, empanadas are the most widely eaten hand-held pies in the world. They can be filled with a marvelous array of ingredients featuring simple, vibrant flavors and can make a perfect snack, everyday meal, decadent dessert, or great party fare. Empanadas offers a collection of the most delicious recipes and essential tips on creating the perfect mini pie for any occasion, from Argentinian cheesy spinach empanadas, crispy Mexican chorizo and potato pies with tomatillo salsa, and flaky Brazilian shrimp and tomato empanadas to Costa Rican empanaditas stuffed with gooey pineapple jam. With an introduction on the history of empanadas, a lesson on dough types and folding techniques, 60 succulent recipes, and mouthwatering color photographs throughout, Empanadas is a beautiful, practical, and definitive guide to making, serving, and enjoying everyone’s favorite hand-held pie.

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Found from New York to Los Angeles, from Mexico to Brazil and into the Latin Caribbean, empanadas are the most widely eaten hand-held pies in the world. They can be filled with a marvelous array of ingredients featuring simple, vibrant flavors and can make a perfect snack, everyday meal, decadent dessert, or great party fare. Empanadas...

Sandra A. Gutierrez grew up in Guatemala, is an expert on Latin American cuisine, and is the author of The New Southern-Latino Table and Latin American Street Food. She teaches cooking classes and blogs at sandraskitchen.typepad.com.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:178 pages, 8.5 × 7.5 × 0.75 inPublished:April 21, 2015Publisher:Harry N. AbramsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1617691437

ISBN - 13:9781617691430

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“Sandra Gutierrez’s approach to this wondrous world of hand-held pies is nothing short of brilliant. The techniques and attention to detail are a testimony to her teaching style and the recipes are drool-worthy. Groundbreaking!”