Argentinian Empanadas

Discover the various doughs, fillings and cooking techniques of this symbolic Argentine delicacy

Create the best Empanadas Mendocinas together with La Chacha, using simple and local ingredients

In this course we are going to share the best recipes for typical Argentine empanadas by MarĂ­a del Carmen Vicario, better known as La Chacha. In 2019, her Empanadas Mendocinas won the award for the best empanadas in the country. This course is an invitation to discover and enjoy a dish that is part of the Argentine identity.

Upon completion of the online course you will be able to:

  • Make your own homemade empanada dough.
  • Prepare a puff pastry more easily and quickly than a traditional puff pastry.
  • Make different meat and vegetarian fillings.
  • Create innovative fillings, both sweet and savory, and try for yourself the many possibilities that empanadas have to offer.
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Course curriculum

Course Content

Chapter 1 - Presentation and recipe book
Chapter 2 - Introduction to Argentinian Empanadas
Chapter 3 - Empanada Doughs
Chapter 4 - Beef Empanada with Salsa Criolla
Chapter 5 - Goat Empanada
Chapter 6 - Onion Empanada with Tomato Sauce
Chapter 7 - Three Cheese Empanada with Eggplant Puree
Chapter 8 - Corn and Fontina Cheese Empanada
Chapter 9 - Empanada de Salta 'Esther Gutiérrez' (Potato Empanada)
Chapter 10 - Pastelitos dulces de membrillo (Sweet Quince Pastries)
Course Farewell

What you'll learn

Discover the secrets of a typical Argentine dish that you surely have to try

In this course you will learn how to make homemade empanada dough, with flavored and colored variants. You will also discover different fillings, cooking methods, and sauces to accompany your empanadas.

You will learn how to make the emblematic empanada de carne, but not just any empanada de carne: the winner of the best empanada in Argentina 2019, typical of Mendoza.

In addition, you will discover how La Chacha prepares a large volume of empanadas while maintaining uniformity and quality.

Finally, you will learn the perfect pairing for each type of empanada.

Who is it for?

This course is for anyone who would like to learn a little more about the gastronomic culture of Argentina. Empanadas are a very important part of Argentina’s identity and are emblematic of Argentine cuisine.

What you’ll need

  • Bowl
  • Circular cutter
  • Knives
  • Pastry brush
  • Pots and pans
  • Spatula
  • Baking tray
  • Stand mixer
  • Rolling pin
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I am enjoying the course so far.
Anthony Saint James

Unfortunately, I was surprised to see that none of the text is in English language. The Recipe book is not able to be downloaded like Masterclass cooking class recipe books. I will now need to convert all of the text to understand the ingredients.

Her effort and determination led her to become a first level reference for this typical Argentine dish. She currently delights diners at Casa del Visitante at the Santa Julia winery in Mendoza, Argentina.

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What's included?

  • 1 h 30 min of HD video
  • 8 recipes
  • 32 lessons
  • Recipe Book (English, Spanish)
  • Complementary Material
  • 9 Quizzes
  • Certificate
  • English, Español (VO)
  • English, Español, Italiano (BETA), Françes (BETA), PortuguĂȘs (BETA), Deutsch (BETA)
  • Easy

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Anthony Saint James
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I am enjoying the course so far.

Unfortunately, I was surprised to see that none of the text is in English language. The Recipe book is not able to be downloaded like Masterclass cooking class recipe books. I will now need to convert all of the text to understand the ingredients.

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