Tag: flour

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 Combine water, yeast and sugar, in a large bowl and let it sit for five minutes.…