Albanian Cornbread - Pite

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by duonyte

Courtesy of, as adapted from "Home Cooking Around the World" by David Ricketts and Mark Thomas. This bread is a great accompaniment to stews. It is excellent warm, but can dry out, so try to use up promptly or store well-wrapped.

Top Review by threeovens

I loved this bread. It is nothing like southern cornbread that we are used to in the US. I just loved the flavors of the spices.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400 deg. Grease an 8" square baking dish.
  2. In a large bowl combine all the ingredients except the scallions for garnish.
  3. Pour into the baking dish and spread out evenly.
  4. Bake until lightly browned and an inserted toothpick comes out clean, about 35 minutes.
  5. Garnish with the remaining scallion and serve warm.

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