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Cuisine of Albania

Albanian cuisine consists of local dishes from around the country of Albania. Many of these dishes are typical of the Balkans and indeed the Mediterranean, but some are local specialties. The main meal of the Albanians is lunch and it is usually accompanied by a salad of fresh vegetables, such as tomatoes, cucumbers, green peppers, olives, olive oil, vinegar and salt.

Table of contents
1 Albanian dishes
2 Deserts
3 Soft drinks
4 Alcoholic beverages
5 See also

Albanian dishes


The deserts most common in Albania are made throughout the Balkans and are probably of
Turkish or Arabic origin. Some of these include:

Soft drinks

Mineral water is among the most preferred non-alcoholic drinks in Albania along with carbonated beverages. Some of these are produced locally and some are imported from abroad.

Alcoholic beverages

Alcoholic beverages are vastly consumed in Albania. Most of these are produced locally, and even by private citizens.

See also