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Best Useful Souvenirs to Buy in Albania
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Best Useful Souvenirs to Buy in Albania

TIRANA, March 29 Travel souvenirs usually fall into two categories, cliché kitsch alias mass-produced clutter that ends up forgotten on the back of a drawer and meaningful items that capture the spirit of a place and keep travel memories fresh. This is a list of things to consider as useful souvenirs or thoughtful gifts for...

Albanian Products: Varieties of Heirloom Tomatoes in Albania
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Albanian Products: Varieties of Heirloom Tomatoes in Albania

TIRANA, February 23 In the Mediterranean region, olive oil, tomatoes, and a pinch of oregano make the perfect marriage of flavors. Albania, like all the other countries on the Mediterranean coast, has a long tradition of tomato cultivation. Experts believe that the tomato plant was introduced in Albania around the same period it arrived in...

Albanian Products: Konispoli Mandarins
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Albanian Products: Konispoli Mandarins

TIRANA, February 16 ‘Mandarin is the future’ was the motto of Konispoli farmers, who created the largest mandarin plantation in Albania over the last decade. Known for a borne sense for business, hard-working culture, and dedication to high-quality products, it’s no wonder that the Cham farmers are so successful. International trade data show that their...

Albanian Products: Chestnuts
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Albanian Products: Chestnuts

TIRANA, February 3 Roasted chestnuts and wine make an incomparable duo, simple, yet exquisite. It was a tradition in some parts of Northern Albania like Pulti in Shkodra to roast chestnuts before dinner. If guests arrived they would be served chestnuts and wine. On other occasions, when there was a food shortage, chestnuts would be...

Albanian Products: The Vorba of Gojan 
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Albanian Products: The Vorba of Gojan 

TIRANA, January 24 Sous Chef of Noma and Co-Founder of Rrno Foundation Fejsal Demiraj is spot on when he says that the Albanian traditional cooking ware is very esoteric in nature, addressing honest needs directly. He refers to the Vorba and the Sac. Vorba is an earthenware meticulously crafted in some Albanian villages but Gojan...

Albanian Products: The Mishavine Cheese of Kelmendi
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Albanian Products: The Mishavine Cheese of Kelmendi

TIRANA, January 21 Emigration is bleeding rural Albania dry. Backing to community-based economies would provide alternatives to migration for youth in remote Albania. Albanian products is a series of articles in support of the products/services offered by those who decide to stay, return, or move to Albania. The goal is to learn and share knowledge,...