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This means 'covered with bread', and is the name given to a type of savoury turnover made in Spain and Latin America. Fillings vary from minced meat through clams, octopus or sardines to rabbit and pigeon. In Latin America they are often highly seasoned with chilis. Small versions are called 'empanadas'.

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