The Empanada is a dish in which the fillings change from country to country and from city to city. Its origin dates back to Arabic cuisine, which followed a tradition of eating small pieces of many foods instead of a large one-ingredient meals. Each Colombian city has its empanada, and Bogotá, the capital city, is a special place for Empanadas. The truth is that this type of pastry, stuffed with rice and mixed with pieces of meat or chicken has become a definitive symbol of the Bogotá.

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