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- n. A Maltese pasty filled with ricotta or peas.
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This puts it closer to the empanada and then, in the ever-widening circle of related pastries, to the samosa, the gyoza, the pierogi, the pastizzi and the won ton.
Best to start any tour with the traditional Maltese pastizzi, a ricotta - or pea-filled pastry, at the Malta Bake Shop (3256 Dundas West, 416-769-2174).
Try a puff pastry pastizzi, stuffed with ricotta cheese.
One cannot even stop for a few seconds to buy a couple of pastizzi from the shop on the corner as he is slapped with a fine.
Half a dozen pastizzi and a Kinnie could have been sold to Mr. Kmiec if he was allowed to get away with that mighty amount of cannabis and he lit it up.
22:58 Gyoza are like what would happen if pierogi and pastizzi had a baby.