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Best Ham and Cheese Empanadas Cooking

In Venezuela, these empanadas made with puff pastry are called pastelitos. They are very popular for breakfast, a true delight! The fillings can vary: there are cheese, ham and cheese, chicken, meat, ricotta, and spinach, among other flavors. I prepare them at home very often, as they are the favorites of my family. Prepare them and surprise your family with a different and very tasty breakfast!


  • two Pillsbury® Puff Pastry Puff Pastry Sheets
  • 1 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • one cup ham, chopped into small pieces
  • one egg
  • one tablespoon of water
  • one tablespoon sesame seeds (optional)


1. Preheat oven to 375 ° F.

2. Carefully roll out the puff pastry. Using a circular cutter, cut the dough into circles of about 9 inches.

3. Mix the cheese and ham in a small bowl. Reservation.

4. Add 2 tablespoons of the cheese and ham mixture in the center of each circle. Fold and seal the edges with the teeth of a fork.

5. Mix the egg with the water. Reservation.

6. Place the empanadas on a large baking sheet and brush them with the egg mixture. Sprinkle with sesame seeds, if desired.

7. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until patties are golden brown.

8. Serve immediately.

Getting delicious and tasty foods for Wedding & Engagements


Yesterday, I attended one of my friends’ engagement and wedding events, till I attended it I was under so much stress due to personal problems, I did not socialize much. However, when the dinner was served, after tasting a portion of delicious food, my mood changed, it became light and I forgot my problems, and it was then I realized what a delicious and tasty food can do to a man, it not just makes us feel good, also changes our mood and makes our whole day and you shall remember the taste forever and it will make you lookout for the same tasty food wherever you go.

Now, I came to know that the reason behind that delicious and mouthwatering taste was the expert cooks of caterers who prepared those foods. Caterers such as flavors catering add flavor to the events in which they serve food.

I felt for any of the events that require catering services in Sydney, the catering Sydney flavors catering, should be considered in the first place by people. As they serve high-quality food with a variety of menus to choose from and provide catering services for almost all kinds of special events for both individual events and corporate events.


How to choose a Catering service for Business Events


Each and every one of us though we may feel united when we think of us all as humans, we may have several differences among us that are created through our degree of survival and social statuses. There is one thing that is common to us which can make us forget these differences when we are treated well through it and it is the food.

When good tasty foods are served to all of us, this makes us all feel equal and special. Especially, in organizations and corporations of all sizes definitely there will be some difference of opinions between management and staff, and when the staff is treated well on special occasions through good food, they forget them and feel united and bonded with the organization.

Hence, for corporate events and business events, the most highlighting aspect of the events is going to be the food. So, the management should take enormous care in ordering the best catering services that add flavors to their corporate and business events. For all kinds of corporate event catering needs, there are special menus, online ordering options and many more such features are available with flavors business event catering services. So, it is better for business people to check out these features and choose a catering service for their business events.


Wondering ‘what to cook’ for Parties & Functions


For people who plan to cook for the day, there is one question that would be repeatedly asked by themselves to them every day, and that is ‘what to cook ? ’ because when it comes to cooking there are a number of varieties available to choose from and the thing is we would like to eat a pinch of each variety to wet our taste buds and we don’t want to fill our stomach with the same dish all the time. This interest grows manifold along with our appetite when we attend parties and functions as we know that there is going to be a variety of dishes served to taste.

Now, the same shall be the expectations of our guests when we host a party or function and this time we would ask, what can be served in menus to delight them and for that, we should find the top catering services in our locality. For instance, if you are looking for catering in Europe, you can look for popular catering services such as flavors catering in their website for catering Paris where you can find the complete information on their services, various menus to choose, how to order, and contact them and such. If you find it still difficult to find just check out various recipes on our site, follow our blog, and cook from one of the recipes in our cooking channel.