los empanadas

#FoodFriday Empanada in Buenos Aires

Welcome to YQtravelling’s FoodFriday–the day of the week when I show off some of the lovely eats I had while travelling.

Today we’re visiting Buenos Aires for some deep fried South American curry puffs.

I have been talking about empanadas for far too many times without showing you what it actually is.

Mouth watering empanada

Mouth watering empanada

For those of you in Malaysia and Singapore, I imagine a curry puff that is 2 times bigger than the regular puff you have. Now imagine that the skin is not rock hard but baked to just the right texture.

Now imagine that this curry puff does not have lame potatos but meat with a few vegetables. Take a bite of your imaginary curry puff and you have just eaten an empanada.

Food for the eyes

By the way, the guy who’s in charge of the empanada area at the restaurant downstairs looks very much like Thomas in Downton Abbey but with green eyes.

However, take my words with a pinch of salt. A schoolmate indignantly told me that the guy DOES NOT look like Thomas.

Well, he looks like a chubbier version of Thomas. Who can blame him, with all these yummy empanadas around.

Vote: Thomas or not Thomas

Vote: Thomas or not Thomas

Have you ever had an empanada? What’s your favorite filling?

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