I don’t think there’s anything more satisfying than a hot, freshly made empanada — travelling through Spain, I had one in my hands most days. A classic tapas dish, empanadas also make a great bar snack with a glass of Spanish white wine such as albariño. Instead of lamb, you can use beef, pork or even chicken in these empanadas.”

Images and recipes from Sharing Plates by Luke Mangan (Murdoch Books RRP $39.99)