The gastronomic culture of Himara is rich, it complements its cultural identity. Inspired by the peculiarity of the terrain (mountain-sea), the climate, the people settled here, and the emigrants of Himara who traveled to the edges of the world. Simple, authentic, wisely matched flavors create extraordinary traditional foods, utilizing raw materials of nature, full of flavors and delicacies
A typical example is pie. Pies are made daily or for festivities, simple or ritual, fast or easy, or even so complex that they can be the judge of the culinary skills of a newlywed the day after marriage. Pies open or closed, salty or sweet, with or without phyllo, filled with all kinds of ingredients. The salty taste of the fish, the aroma of the wild grasses of the mountain, the simplicity of the cheese. Here, everything can be made into a pie; meat, fish and pasta, and even vegetables. It’s an everyday food and there are at least 30 kinds of pie. Tasty masterpieces from simple ingredients that combine the wisdom of the culinary economy with the high gastronomy.