Category Archives: Pasty

Tortilleria San Roman, Philadelphia PA

Since opening in May of 2009, Tortilleria San Roman in Philadelphia’s Italian Market, has been churning out amazing, fresh corn tortillas.  A dough made of corn flour and water is put into a long squeaky conveyor belt that cuts and … Continue reading

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Making Pasties – Vegan Cornish Pasty and Vegan Japanese Curry Pasty

I have said it before, (and here) the Cornish Pasty counts as a form of dumpling.  As part of my COVID-19 stay-at-home cooking regime I made a large vegan traditional a Cornish Pasty and two smaller Japanese Vegan Curry Pasties.  … Continue reading

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Puff Cha Cafe, New York City, NY

Puff Cha Cafe is a Thai restaurant that focuses on Curry Puffs (Karee Paps in Thai) which the menu describes as “a deep fried delicacy/snack consisting of individual small round pockets of dough that look like a small Cornish pastry … Continue reading

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The Pasty Shop, London, England

As I have written before, when I travel to London I am in the habit of having a pasty for breakfast at Paddington Station as my first meal in country.  After a recent flight to London, I was distressed to … Continue reading

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Are Pasties the English Dumplings?

If we begin with the definition that a dumpling is a sealed pocket of dough that encloses a savory or sweet filling, then I think the Pasty counts as the English dumpling. Pasties are baked and a lot larger than … Continue reading

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