Albanian cookery class with Deshira

Albanian cookery class with Deshira


October 30


06:00 pm - 07:30 pm

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Click to Register: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/albanian-cookery-class-with-deshira-tickets-122401828163


Website: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/migrateful-17166111488

Zoom Meeting

zoom meeting, london, SW9 7QE

london, GB, SW9 7QE

[6:00 pm BST] Learn the secrets of Albanian cooking in Deshira’s new cookery class

Join Deshira in preparing a wonderful Albanian dish for her online cookery class! This is your chance to learn a brand new cuisine, support an amazing cause, and eat great food.

The class will be conducted as an interactive virtual cook-along. All participants will be sent an Eventbrite confirmation email with a list of ingredients and quantities needed for the recipe, the equipment needed for the class, and a Zoom meeting link. If you do not receive the confirmation email please check your spam folder. If you are still missing information about the class please email hello@migrateful.org. Classes usually range from 1.5 – 2 hours long. The chef will then lead the group through the recipe; stopping frequently to answer questions, share anecdotes, and provide feedback on your dishes!

We are running virtual cookery classes during the COVID-19 pandemic, while we are unable to run our regular in-person events, as a way to keep connected and to support our chefs.

Deshira’s cook-along dish will be Jhani (meat stew) and Petulla me Kungulleshka (courgette pancakes)

Equipment List

  • 1 large pot
  • 1 frying pan
  • 1 grater
  • 1 baking tray
  • 1 mixing bowl

Ingredients List

  • Mutton (or lamb or beef) to be marinated overnight if possible
  • Carrot
  • Green chillies or Chilli flakes
  • Red onions
  • Garlic
  • Ghee or Sunflower oil
  • Chopped tomatoes
  • Fresh parsley
  • Courgette
  • Cheddar cheese
  • Egg
  • Plain flour (or alternative flour: whole wheat, buckwheat, or corn)
  • Vegetable oil
  • Salt and black pepper

Overnight marinade

  • Black pepper
  • Paprika
  • Vegetable oil
  • Salt
  • Dried chillies

Message from Deshira: “My name is Deshira, and I come from Albania which is located in the South-East of Europe. Albanian cuisine is representative of the Mediterranean diet, based on the importance of olive oil, fruits, vegetables and fish. I started cooking when I was nine years old because my mother got sick and spent three months in hospital. So, I was “on duty” taking care of my little brother and dad. I remember the first dish I made was my favourite Albanian dish called “byrek,” made with lots of pastry filled with mince, cheese, or spinach. I was brought up in a culture where sharing a meal is a very important way of connecting with others and integrating in the society. With all the problems I’m experiencing with the Home Office my passion for cooking is an amazing way to stay positive through it all.”

Payments made through Paypal can take up to 48 hours to have the order confirmed. To guarantee your spot on a cookery class we recommend using a debit or credit card.

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