16 Latin-Inspired Fall Recipes to Try Now

Fall is my favorite time of year. When I think back to all of my favorite childhood dishes, they are all comforting fall foods. I remember being so excited when the panaderia finally started serving up pumpkin empanadas made with fresh, homemade pumpkin — never canned.

There’s nothing like the pleasures of traditional, Latin comfort foods–the hearty meals offer a little taste of home and the savory flavors,of the foods, from fried Manchego cheese bites (the nutty essence is to die for!) and sweet and salty Pastelón (you’ll never make lasagna after eating this!), is something your entire familia will cozy up to. Here, the 16 dishes that warm my heart.