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No Kneading Bread (Buke e Thjeshte)

No Kneading Bread (Buke e Thjeshte)

Ingredients 3 cups flour1 1/2 tsp salt1/4 tsp yeast1 1/2 cup of hot water Preparation In a large bowl combine the dry ingredients: flour, salt, yeast. Stir hot water and mix with spatula until it all comes together and is well blended. Cover tight with […]

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, chopped4 medium onions, chopped4-5 tbsp olive oil1 tsp mintsalt and pepper to taste For the filo dough: 11/2 cup all purpose flour1 tsp salt1 cup warm water Preparation Filling – Heat olive oil in a large wide skillet on […]

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 […]

Bechamel Sauce (Salce Beshamel)

The bechamel sauce is usually used as a topper for different dishes like pasctico, moussaka with zucchini, eggplants with bechamel, fried chicken or even pasta. This is a basic bechamel sauce but depending on the dish that you are preparing you can add more ingredients. […]

Lamb Stew with Okra (Mish me Bamje)

Lamb Stew with Okra (Mish me Bamje)

Ingredients 1/2 fresh okra young and small size (frozen okra is okay to use) 1 lb lamb shoulder cut in cubes (using beef It’s okay too) 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 large onion sliced thinly 4 fresh tomato chopped or 1 can 28 […]


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