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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. […]

Stuffed Eggplants with Onion and Garlic (Patllixhan me Qepë dhe Hudhra)

Stuffed Eggplants with Onion and Garlic (Patllixhan me Qepë dhe Hudhra)

Level: MediumServing: 4 people Ingredients 6 baby eggplants 3 tomatoes chopped in small cubes 1 cup canola oil for frying eggplants 6 cloves of garlic, minced 3 onions sliced finely in semi circle 1/2 pepper 7 tbsp olive oil 3 tbsp of parsley 1 tbsp […]

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 […]

Pasta with Arugula and Garlic

Pasta with Arugula and Garlic

I ran into this recipe looking for simple, easy and it had to include olive oil. I enjoy it every time I make it. This dish is very good and easy for entertaining. This is a recipe by Joy Hoy. Ingredients 1 pound semolina or […]

Albanian Soda Bread (Albanian Kulac)

Albanian Soda Bread (Albanian Kulac)

Albanian soda bread or kulac as they call it, is a traditional bread recipe with a crunchy crust. It’s an easy and least expensive way to put bread on the table. Ingredients 4 cups of flour 3 tsp baking powder (double acting) 1 tsp salt […]

Albanian Flatbread (Pite në Tigan)

Albanian Flatbread (Pite në Tigan)

For a long time I wanted to make Fried Flatbread that my mom used to make for me as child and serve as snack with feta cheese or powder sugar. I have to say making this recipe was very easy and few ingredients are needed. […]


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