Filled with meat and herbs or veggies and vermicelli, dumplings can come in endless combinations, all portable and palatable.
2. Pizza Rolls®
Pizza Rolls® Hot Snacks are made of a golden crust stuffed with delicious pizza ingredients. With Pizza flavor in every bite, what more could you ask for?
Like dumplings, the term Empanada can apply to a wide variety of stuffed bread pockets. They’re most often found stuffed with meat and cheese.
4. Apple Pies
Turn apple pie into a cute bite-sized treat! These apple pie pockets are an easy way to put a creative and delicious spin on a classic dessert.
Pierogis are dumplings made with unleavened dough. They are first boiled, then baked or fried usually in butter with onions – traditionally stuffed with potato filling, sauerkraut, ground meat, cheese, or fruit.
A Samosa is a fried or baked pastry with a savory filling such as spiced potatoes, onions, peas, lentils, ground lamb or chicken. The size and shape may vary, but many versions are triangular. They are a popular appetizer in Southeast Asia, Central Asia and Southwest Asia.
Cuban pastries (known in Spanish as pasteles or pastelitos) are baked puff pastry-type pastries filled with sweet or savory fillings. Traditional fillings include cream cheese, cheese, pineapple, and coconut.
The most common filling is ground pork with a small amount of flour added as a binder. The mixture is seasoned with salt, spices, and often garlic or finely chopped green onion.
The is a baked pastry associated with Cornwall in Great Britain. It’s made by placing uncooked filling on a flat pastry circle and folding it to wrap the filling, crimping the edge to form a seal.
Panzarotti or panzerotti are filled, savory pastries. They are small versions of the calzone or closed pizza, but produced with a softer dough. The most common fillings are tomato and mozzarella, but spinach, mushrooms, baby corn, and ham are often used.
A calzone is a turnover or folded pizza. It is shaped like a half-moon and made of bread dough. A typical calzone is stuffed with tomato and mozzarella, and other ingredients that are normally associated with pizza toppings.
12. Jamaican Beef Patties
A Jamaican patty is a pastry that contains various fillings and spices baked inside a flaky shell, often tinted golden yellow with an egg yolk mixture or turmeric. It is made like a turnover but is more savory. It is commonly found in Jamaica, and is also eaten in other areas of the Caribbean, such as Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast.