Culinarians and food enthusiasts alike have flocked to the show because of her simple breakdown of foundational flavors, cooking elements and international dishes that seem to jump from the screen. This recipe is inspired by Grilled Chicken with Soy Sauce by Yasuo Yamamoto, from the Salt segment of the show.
In honor of breast cancer awareness month, I thought about ways I could contribute to the cause. As someone who has seen many loved ones affected by this (and other) cancer, the subject was pressing on my heart. Just in time, I was asked by a fellow church member to create a presentation to educate others on the importance of holistic eating and its impact on breast cancer prevention. I was so honored to be approached and wanted to share with you.
These empanadas are stuffed with flavors profiles that pay homage to the classics while acting as a bridge to American palates. Keeping those distinct flavor profiles, through the substitution of lemon juice, garlic and sweet potatoes. Beef is a must for this dish, as it is the most popular protein to use.