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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. […]

Stuffed Eggplants with Caramelized Onions (Patllixhan me Qepë dhe Hudhra)

Stuffed Eggplants with Caramelized Onions (Patllixhan me Qepë dhe Hudhra)

Level: MediumServing: 4 people Ingredients 6 baby eggplants 1/2 cup, vegetables oil 1 can crushed tomatoes 6 garlic cloves, sliced 4 onions, sliced finely in semi circle 4 tablespoons olive oil 3 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley 1/3 cup, white wine Salt black pepper to taste […]

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

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. Ingredients: 1/2 package of pasta to your liking 4 tablespoons extra virgin […]

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 […]


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