Magdalenas – Spanish Cupcakes/Magdalenas – ispaniški keksiukai

I learned about Spanish Magdalenas and I first tried them when I came to Spain. Since then Magdalena is one of my favorite cupcake. Simple, soft, fluffy, perfectly matches with coffee, tea or cocoa drink. In Spain, Magdalenas are usually eaten for breakfast, typically late ~9-10 a.m., because in Spain lots of people start working…

Traditional Curd Cheese Dumplings/Tradiciniai varškės virtinukai

That’s how my grandmother and mom used to make the curd cheese dumplings. Only they always eyeballed the quantities and the dumplings always used to come out the perfect taste! As I often helped them both in the kitchen, so I also prepare most of traditional Lithuanian dishes using eyeballing method. You will need only a…

Bacalaitos – Codfish Fritters/Bacalaitos – menkės kepsneliai

Today I wanted something made from fish, something simple and quick to prepare. And yet, I wanted to try something new. Fortunately, bacalaitos met all today’s wishes. Bacalaitos are extremely popular in the Caribbean Islands. Of course, each island has its own fish fritters recipe. I’ve tried the Dominican version. I accidentally found this fish…

Buttermilk Cornbread/Kukurūzų duona su pasukomis

In America is hard to imagine fried chicken without cornbread and coleslaw, as in Lithuania cepelinai are not imaginable without fried bacon and sour cream. Cornbread originated from the southern parts of the states and from there it quickly became very popular throughout America. Of course, the recipe of cornbread has reached American cuisine from Native…