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Month: October 2014

Mango Rice Pudding Dessert Semi-Homemade

Mango Rice Pudding Dessert Semi-Homemade

Ingredients Rice pudding – Kozy Shack original recipe 1 pineapple chopped in small bite size 1 mango chopped in small bite size Dulce de leche Preparation Divide Kozy Shack rice pudding among small serving bowls and top this with chopped mango. Drizzle with warm Dulce […]

Arugula Salad with Lemon and Parmesan

Arugula Salad with Lemon and Parmesan

Arugula also known as rugula or rucola is very aromatic vegetable and very rich in vitamin A and C. With dark green leaves and very low in calories like many vegetables it is widely used in dishes. Ingredients 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 […]

Lamb with Yogurt Casserole (Tavë Kosi)

Lamb with Yogurt Casserole (Tavë Kosi)

This recipe in Albanian is called Tave Kosi, Tave Elbasani or in English Lamb Yogurt Sauce. There are two ways of make it depending on where you live and what kind of meat you use. I am trying to publish this old authentic recipe mostly […]

Yogurt Sauce or Dip with Cucumber and Dill (Kos me Kastravec – Tarator)

Yogurt Sauce or Dip with Cucumber and Dill (Kos me Kastravec – Tarator)

Tarator is a refreshing side dish or appetizer which is very popular in Albania during the summer time. Each Balkan country has different way of making it with almost the same ingredients. In Albania is called Tarator, in Greece the name is Tzatziki and Cacik […]

Homemade Yogurt (Kos Shtëpie)

Homemade Yogurt (Kos Shtëpie)

Yogurt is a product with very high nutritional properties such as protein, calcium, vitamin B6, B12 and riboflavin. Yogurt is made by bacterial fermentation of milk. The bacteria used to make yogurt is known as yogurt cultures. Cow’s milk is the most commonly used to […]

Cookies with Fruit Preserves (Biskota)

Cookies with Fruit Preserves (Biskota)

Making desserts was not my forte, until my sister in law came to visit me. She talked to me about this simple and no time consuming cookies that she had seen it on the food network channel. Can we call cookies desserts? Well, it depends […]


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