Butternut Squash and Feta Empanadillas

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Café Cooking: From The Parlour to Cambo Gardens

By Gillian Veal

Published 2024

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These are little crescent-shaped pies from Spain, very like miniature Cornish pasties. Great for parties, great for kids, and the pastry is incredibly easy and forgiving so it’s a good place to start if the whole notion of pie-making makes you nervous. I like to serve them with a simple tomato salad, as shown here.


For the Pastry

  • 175 g plain flour
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 85


Preheat the oven to 220°C (200°C fan).

First make the pastry. Sift the flour and salt into a bowl, add the butter and rub in with your fingertips until it starts to look like breadcrumbs. Add half of the beaten egg and stir with a fork to combine, then slowly add