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.
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.
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.