Keshi yena

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Keshi yena is an Aruban and Curaçaoan main course dish, consisting of a large round ball of cheese stuffed with spiced meat, served steamed or baked.[1][2] The dish is believed to have originated from Dutch Empire slaves of the Dutch West Indies stuffing the rinds of Gouda or Edam cheeses with meat table scraps. The name "keshi" is reported to be the Papiamento language rendering of kaas, "cheese" in Dutch.[1] Modern keshi yena recipes typically include olives and chicken as ingredients in the stuffing.[2]

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