Pastrmajlija

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Pastrmajlija
Pastrmajlija
Type Pie
Course Main
Place of origin Macedonia
Region or state Štip, Sveti Nikole, Veles
Main ingredients Dough, meat
Food energy
(per serving)
1000 kcal (4187 kJ)
Cookbook:Pastrmajlija  Pastrmajlija

Pastrmalija is a Macedonian bread pie made from dough and meat. Pastrmalija is usually oval-shaped with sliced meat cubes on top of it. Its name derives from the word pastrma, meaning salted and dried meat of sheep or lamb (cf. pastrami and "pastırma").

In its honor, the city of Štip organizes an annual festival called "Pastrmajlijada".

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