Date: Celebrated annually on April 8
These buttery single-serving turnover-type pastries are often filled with savory meats, cheeses and sauces or sweet items such as fruit and syrups.
For National Empanada Day this April 8 consider trying your own unique filling inside these deliciously crisp yet doughy pastries.
With origins that can be traced back to Portugal and Spain, these half-moon shaped pastries are most popular in Europe, South America and Southeast Asia.
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