Taste of South America - Chilean Tasting

~ 1991 ~

Jumbo Empanadas was the first Latin American restaurant to open in Kensington Market back in 1991.  Since then, this Chilean gem has been serving up the authentic fare to delight visitors from all walks.

Taste of South America - Chilean Tasting

Humitas: A mashed corn in a corn husk that has been steamed. This is an indigenous dish that pre-dates Spanish arrival on the continent which makes this dish at least 600 years old.Empanadas: This dough wrapped delight is a staple in Chile and in many places throughout South America. Chileans empanadas are generally baked and use wheat flour while other regions often use corn flour. Each empanada will have its meat along with a part of a hard-boiled egg, an olive and raisin.