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Homemade Albanian Bread

Every morning during our visits to Albania, my father in law takes a morning stroll (or cycle) down to the local village bakery. Homemade bread (Albanian Bukë) served in small outlets each day is a tradition that you will see in all villages.

Albanian Bread is served with every Albanian meal and although wheat bread is mostly served, traditionally Bukë Misri (Corn bread) would have been served instead or at...
17th November 2016

Quick Dinners: Simple Seasoned Salmon

Salmon is one of my favourite fish types that I cook with frequently, at least once a week. It can be pan fried, grilled or oven baked and with just a rough 20 minute cooking time, it makes a perfect quick (and healthy) dinner option.

When my Albanian family are visiting it’s not just Albanian food I cook and we eat, I like to mix it up with a vareity of other dishes with ingredients...
24th October 2016

Spatchcock Chicken, I did it!

Today I had a go at cooking a spatchcock chicken, spatchcocking my whole chicken myself before cooking. And, surprising at how easy and little time it took (all of 1 minute) it is a big achievement for me.

For those who don’t know me personally, through my childhood I was a nightmare eater. I would not touch any food if I didn’t know I already liked it. I would not...
6th September 2016

Homemade Filo Pastry

Some Albanian recipes work better with the homemade touch. Homemade filo pastry is quick and easy to make!

I’ve always used ready rolled filo pastry but in Albania this can be difficult to find so instead my mother-in-law taught me how to make...
2nd July 2016

Is it a drink or pudding?

Albanian hot chocolate (Cokollatë e Nxehtë) is a thick, gooey chocolate drink that has to be eaten with a spoon, more like a dessert, but it's all part of the fun! It really does taste like a melted bar of chocolate served in a cup, it's that delicious!

A tradition that you see everywhere in Albania is people sitting in cafes drinking coffees and not so long ago this would be dominated by men. Now, especially in the...
26th November 2015

A Trio of Chicken Marinades

These three marinades are my favourite ones, they all compliment each other and you can serve more then one flavour together.

There are so many chicken marinades that I have found, tried and tweaked to my liking. I have always used ingredients that are easily sourced, especially in Albania. These chicken...
21st October 2015

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