Tag: culinary culture

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Local Favourites

Qifqi (Albanian Rice Balls) Recipe

A speciality of Gjirokastra, qifqi are rice balls (similar to Italian Arancini) that are flavoured with herbs and bound together with eggs. Easy to make, qifqi are the perfect vegetarian snack, especially when dipped in ajvar (a sauce made from roasted capsicum). Qifqi Recipe Makes: 26 Ingredients: 1 cup medium-grain […]

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Greek Koulourakia (butter cookies) Recipe

Like most Greek holidays, food is at the epicentre of it. In the days leading up to Easter, it’s not an uncommon sight to see households preparing big meals for Easter Sunday and making these delicious traditional Koulourakia cookies. Characterised by its butter base, egg glaze and fluffy, airy texture, […]

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Andante Apfelstrudel Recipe

Tucked inside a building along the Donaukanal in Vienna, Austria, you’ll find Andante; an area they describe as a “culinary stage” for cooking classes, workshops or presentations. An area that has been created for cultural and culinary encounters, Andante has created a space where strangers and friends can immediately feel […]