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Albania

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Can we just take a moment to admire the Albanian flag; a double-headed eagle on a blood-red background, now that has got to be the coolest flag in the world. In Albania yes means no. Let me clarify, nodding your head up and down means no, shaking your head from side-to-side means yes.

Now let’s apply this learning and ask Mr Albanian Eagle what he thinks of Albanian food.

Albanian Eagle Says Yes Red

You don’t say no to Eagles.

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So take a click on the dishes in the gallery below for recipes and get cooking.

 

RECIPES (click to view full recipe)

We Listened to

AT A GLANCE

POPULATION: 2.8 million (2013 – World Bank)
CAPITAL: Tirana
LANGUAGE/S: Albanian
AREA: 28,748km2

HOW DO YOU SAY?

HELLO Përshëndetje
PLEASE Ju lutem
THANKS Faleminderit
CHEERS Gëzuar
BON APPETIT Ju bëftë mirë
GOODBYE Lamtumirë

Further Reading

Recipes (in english)
Recipes (in native language)