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NapSnacks: Sweet Plantain Empanadas!

By Cambridge Public Library

NapSnacks: homemade treats that are so good, you'll dream about them in your sleep.

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.: 12pm – 1:30pm.

Ages Young Adult to Senior Adult.


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  • Only virtual (online or over the phone).

Main Library

449 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

Mid Cambridge

Additional information

  Join youtuber/designer Ayida Sole aka the "Haitian Croissant" for a step by step tutorail on how to make her delicious origianal "sweet plantain empanadas".   

Ayida Sole is originally from Cambridge and has been living in Paris for the last 2 years.  Her cooking style honors her Haitian/LatinX roots, with other ethnic cuisines and styles she encounters thru her travels.  

*RSVP required | Zoom link will be sent 24-48 hours before the start of the event.*

2-4 Ripe Plantains (Yellow)
1/2 lb Ground Beef (or 2 cups of Black Beans as a Vegan option)
1 clove of Garlic
1/2 tbsp of Homedobo (Adobo) recipe:
1/2 tbsp of Sazhome (Sazon) recipe:
2 tbsp All Purpose Flour
2 tbsp of Epis - recipe:

An empanada is a stuffed bread or pastry baked or fried in many countries of Latin America and the south of Europe. The name comes from the verb empanar, meaning to wrap or coat in bread. Empanada is made by folding a dough or bread patty around the stuffing. The stuffing can consist of a variety of meats, vegetables, or even fruits.