Left jobless and without government support during COVID, this young Argentinian couple started selling South America's favourite street food in Melbourne. They never expected it to take off.
You’re likely familiar with empanadas, Argentina’s half-moon stuffed pastry turnovers, but the empanada is a world away – or at least a country – from empadas, a humble, Brazilian pie.
When COVID struck, this São Paulo native launched an online food business specialising in Brazilian pastéis, paying homage to her Taiwanese and Chinese heritage in the process.
What started as a COVID side hustle has grown into a thriving online business delivering South Sumatran fish cakes and other regional Pelembang dishes.