3 cups flour
3 tablespoons sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 tablespoon salt
2 whole egg -- slightly beaten
5 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon dry white wine -- cooking wine
1 cup water -- you may not use all the water
1 egg -- whipped
Picadillo (Ground Beef) - Recipe follows
Mix flour, baking powder, sugar, & salt and flour in a large shallow bowl, make a well in the middle.
Add eggs, dry white wine, olive oil and mix with large spoon, adding the water, little by little and mixing with hands until dough is formed. Do not over knead. Dough will be very sticky.
Wrap dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate for about 1 hour.
Take a small handful of a piece and roll out with rolling pin. Place 1 large Tablespoon of ground beef (or other filling) in the center and fold over dough.
Crimp with fork and cut around. Prick with fork in the middle to allow ventilation while baking.
Place on Baking Sheet. Brush with egg wash and bake at 375 degrees for about 20 minutes, or until golden brown.
Picadillo (Ground Beef)
1 pound ground beef -- or Ground Turkey
4 cloves garlic
8 ounces tomato sauce
1/4 cup white cooking wine -- vino seco
2 teaspoons cumin
2 teaspoons oregano
1 tablespoon fresh ground pepper -- or to taste
1/2 teaspoon salt -- or to taste
1/2 cup green olives, Goya -- sliced
Cut onion in quarters and put in food processor with the garlic cloves. Mince (this translate into about 1 1/2 Cups of "Sofrito".)
Sauté onions and garlic until translucent. Add Ground beef, mash into large frying pan and sprinkle with cumin, oregano and salt and pepper to taste.
Once meat is browned. Add Tomato sauce and wine. Let simmer over low heat for about 15 minutes, add green olives. Let simmer another 5 - 10 minutes.