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Albanian Food

Speca me gjize
Speca me gjize is one of the most colorful and tasty foods of Albania. It's a traditional Albanian dish and made with yellow, orange, green, and red peppers stuffed with rice, cottage cheese, and spices before being baked into the oven. With tomato sauce, the dish can be eaten hot, warm or cold.
Mish me lakra
Mish me lakra, which translates to meat with cabbage. The dish is a simple cabbage stew created from basic ingredients, filled with cabbage and meat then seasoned with onions, paprika, chilli flakes and tomato puree. The meat can be beef or lamb, whichever you prefer.
Shishqebap Me Mish Pule (Kebab)
Shishqebap Me Mish Pule , kebabs are a type of grilled meat that is extremely popular in Albania. Shishqebapi is prepared in different ways. You can prepare it with chicken, pork, lamb, chicken or raw beef. Albanian kebab version is usually served on a skewer. The dish is often eaten with...
Meatballs qofta are a popular Albanian food .Similar to the Middle Eastern kofta, qoftë are grilled, baked, or fried meatballs made with minced meat—beef, lamb, nowadays with chicken /or pork. Other ingredients may include herbs, spices, and vegetables. And additions like rice or bulgur.
Jani me fasule
Jani me fasule is a traditional Albanian white bean soup. The base of the soup is usually made up of white beans (usually cannellini beans), capsicum, tomato and olive oil with a simple beef stock . Vegetable and chicken stock can also be used as a substitute, resulting in a light but tasty soup.
Fërgesë is one of the tastier and best Albanian foods made with peppers, tomatoes and cottage cheese. You’ll find it mostly in Tirana and surrounding areas, because it is a typical dish of the central region of Albania. The dish with fresh products is perfectly accompanied by homemade bread.
Tavë kosi
Tavë kosi is a tasty quiche-like casserole dish consisting of lamb meat, rice, eggs and yogurt that's been seasoned and topped with Kos, Albanian soured milk made from goat's or ewe's milk. It is also popular in Greece, North Macedonia and Turkey, where it is known as Elbasan tava.
Corn pie casserole Shapkat is a traditional Albanian dish. It originates in the city of Gjirokaster. In Albania we usually serve it warm with greek yogurt and feta cheese (and it has feta cheese as part of the filling too, ideally with a glass of yoghurt on the side.
Byrek is a savory spinach pie made with filo pastry. Byrek is known as the street food of the Balkans, dating back to the Ottoman Era and most believing that it originates in now known as Turkey, pronounced with many variations Byrek, Burek and Borek.
Qifqi is a specialty of city Gjirokastra and are cheese and rice balls flavoured with herbs and bound together with eggs. Qifqi is a traditional dish from Gjirokaster that is hard to find else where; a tasty vegetarian addition to our lunch in the UNESCO World Heritage city.