Albanian food centralizes ingredients such as olive oil, wheat, meat, fish, and vegetables to varying levels depending on what region of origin. The Mediterranean Sea and its climate have influenced what foods are prevalent in Albanian culture.
So whether you’re already a fan of Albanian cuisine or wish to introduce yourself to its delicacies, read on as I share my list of the most popular Albanian food and what makes it unique.
Flija is essentially layered pancakes with a unique cooking recipe.
The proper way to cook Flija involves cooking the dough and filling it one layer at a time with a special pie pan heated over an open flame. I think this dish is worth trying just because of the unique way it's prepared!
Erin is an editor and food writer who loves traveling and trying new foods and fun cocktails. Erin has been writing and editing professionally for 5 years since graduating from Temple University, and has been on the Restaurant Clicks team for 3 years. She has a long background working in the restaurant industry, and is an avid home chef and baker. Her favorite restaurants are those with spicy food and outdoor seating so that she can bring along her dog, Miss Piggy.