Albania, with the turbulent political past, over the centuries has been influenced by Turkish, Greek and Italian; all this gave rise to a cuisine rich in very different
10 typical dishes not to miss in Albania
Albanian nation dish, it is a mix of egg,
A selection of small dishes that usually include hard or creamy cheese, cold cuts (
A triangular filo pastry usually filled with cheese, spinach or meat.
A spit-roasted lamb cooked for 8 hours with aromatic herbs.
A thick sheep's head soup.
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Baked peppers filled with rice, spiced and cottage cheese.
A beef stew cooked in an earthenware bowl with white cheese, tomato, bay leaf and oregano.
For vegetarians, a creamy casserole made of green and
A sweet dessert pastry made of layers of filo filled with chopped nuts and sweetened and held together with syrup or honey.
Turkish coffee made in the traditional Balkan way, with grounds and sugar brewed together.