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No Knead Bread (Bukë e Thjeshtë)

No Knead Bread (Bukë e Thjeshtë)

Ingredients 3 cups flour 1 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp yeast 1 1/2 cup of warm water Preparation In a large bowl combine the dry ingredients: flour, salt, yeast. Mix well before pouring water. Stir warm water and mix with spatula until it all comes […]

Albanian Pie with Onion and Tomatoes (Burek me Qepë dhe Domate)

Albanian Pie with Onion and Tomatoes (Burek me Qepë dhe Domate)

Ingredients For filling: 2 lb tomatoes, chopped 4 medium onions, chopped 4-5 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp mint salt and pepper to taste For the filo dough: 11/2 cup all purpose flour 1 tsp salt 1 cup warm water Preparation Filling – Heat olive oil […]

Filo or Phyllo Dough for Albanian Pie (Petë për Byrek)

Filo or Phyllo Dough for Albanian Pie (Petë për Byrek)

Burek or Byrek is a very popular dish made with thin filo or phyllo pastries filled with meat, cheese and vegetables. This is prepared in a large pan and is cut in small portions. Burek is usually served with plain drinking yogurt or tarator soup. […]

Homemade Bread (Bukë Shtëpie)

Homemade Bread (Bukë Shtëpie)

Ingredients 8 cups flour 1 tbsp yeast 2 tbsp salt 1 tbsp sugar 3 1/2 cups warm water 1 tbsp oil Preparation In a large bowl mix flour, yeast, salt and sugar. Pour water slowly while you mix all ingredients together until is formed a […]

Lamb Stew with Okra (Mish me Bamje)

Lamb Stew with Okra (Mish me Bamje)

Ingredients: 1 lb fresh okra 1 lb beef short ribs or any meat bone in 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 large onion sliced thinly 1 can crushed tomatoes 28 oz 2 tablespoons minced parsley 1 tablespoons all purposes flour 1/2 teaspoon chili pepper flakes salt […]

Albanian Fried Dough (Petulla me Vezë)

Albanian Fried Dough (Petulla me Vezë)

Ingredients 1 1/3 warm water 1/2 tbsp salt 1 tbsp yeast 3 1/3 cups of flour 2 eggs 1 cup of canola or any vegetable oil for frying Preparation Mix the first three ingredients with a wooden spoon in a large bowl in the same […]


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