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  • n. Plural form of empanadilla.


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  • We spent a few hours over small dishes of syrian lentils, chorizo, olives, empanadillas, patatas bravas and fresh sardines.

    Moro. I love it. And that's that.

  • Mention Puerto Rican pastellillos, rellenos de papa, alcapurrias, pasteles, hayacas or empanadillas, Mexican Tamales, Apple dumplings, Chicken dumplings, German dessert dumplings and I'm in an instant trance.

    Seattle Bon Vivant:

  • Pinoñes, just east of San Juan, is a cluster of shacks and huts known for fried Puerto Rican favorites like alcapurrias (fried beef fritters), empanadillas (fried turnovers), and tostones (fried plantains).

    The Full Feed from

  • Julie Robley, co-author of the cookbook "Recipes from the Heart of Hawaii's Puerto Ricans," said, "Our food can range from relatively simple dishes (salads, roasts, rice) to the 'exotic' ... empanadillas (pork-filled turnovers), morcillas (blood sausages), etc."

    Starbulletin Headlines

  • Traditional food dishes, like empanadillas and asopao, sizzle alongside the cool, melodious rhythms of local Hispanic musicians.

    The Clog

  • Snack shacks selling crispy, meat-filled empanadillas and pasteles lure locals to this golden slice of sand just outside of

    NY Daily News


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