5 (Albanian)

List by: anika854, created: 08 Jul 2020, updated: 08 Jul 2020 Public: Users can add dishes

These foods are the most popular in Albania. You should try this food.

1. Tulumba

Tollumba (Albanian) (Turkish)

Tulumba is a deep-fried dessert. It is a fried batter soaked in syrup, similar to jalebis and churros. It is made from unleavened dough lump (about 3 cm long) given a small ovoid shape with ridges along it using a pastry bag or cookie press with a suitable end piece. It is first deep-fried to golden color and then sugar-sweet syrup is poured over it when still hot.

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2. Kashkaval

Fried Kaçkavall (Albanian) (Bulgarian) (Romanian)

Kaçkavall is a yellow salty cheese, the most popular one in Albania after Djathë i bardhë (white cheese). Produced from cow’s or sheep’s milk, Kaçkavall is served free of cost in many traditional restaurants before the main dishes arrive.

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3. Speca Me Gjize

Speça Me Gjize (Albanian)

Speca me gjize is one of the most colorful and tasty foods of Albania. It is made with yellow, orange, green, and red peppers stuffed with rice, cottage cheese, and spices before being baked into the oven.

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4. Fërgesë


Fergese is a dish made with tomatoes, onions, roasted red peppers, feta cheese, and yogurt. The vegetables are all stewed together and then combined with a feta-yogurt roux that adds a creaminess to the dish. Once cooked and combined, it creates a creamy vegetable side dish to accompany bread or meat! It is quick and fairly simple to prepare.

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5. Boza

Bozo, Bosa (-African-) (Albanian)

Boza, also bosa, bozo is a fermented beverage. It is a malt drink made by fermenting various grains, maize (corn) and wheat. It has a thick consistency, a low alcohol content (around 1%), and a slightly acidic sweet flavor.

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