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Cocina Candela

“Cookery is not chemistry. It is an art.

It requires distinct taste rather than exact measurements.”

– Marcel Boulestin

New York Times

Pastries Filled Every Which Way

His (Mr. Candelaria) Empanadas stray from the ordinary not only in terms of their fillings …but also through the quality of their ingredients…

North Jersey

The Record

Our Favorite Casual Eats

The dessert empanadas are like little hand pies – piping hot fruit fillings encased in flaky crusts. And they change with the seasons…


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