Tag: Undiscovered Mediterranean

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By Destination, Europe

What’s So Spectacular About Spain?

A country with a passion for life, Spain is the birthplace of Picasso and paella, matadors and conquistadores, Hemingway novels and the tilting windmills of Don Quixote. More than its legends, history and heroes, Spain is a place of undiscovered beauty and sun-washed treasures.  Ready to step off the beaten […]

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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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Experiences

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, […]