Lithuanian Honey Cake / Tortas “Medutis“

Honey cake is one of the most famous cakes in Lithuania. Therefore there are many recipes and preparation methods for this cake. Some bake thick, fluffy sponges, some very thin cookie disks. Some prepare the cream with whipping cream, others with sour cream. Sometimes this cake has 4-5 layers of cream, sometimes a whole 10….

Ground Turkey Kofta Kabobs / Kalakutienos iešmeliai

Actually, I was thinking for a while how to call this dish. It’s like ground turkey burgers in the oven or they can be also called mini kabobs. Whatever is the name, these turkey skewers are very tasty, somewhat different, with a non-traditional taste, reminiscent of Middle Eastern dishes. Turkey kofta kabobs can be served…

Baked Rice Pilaf with Pork / Plovas keptas orkaitėje

Yummy dish for a cozy dinner. Sometimes nothing can be better than a simple, just a few ingredient dishes. It is such dishes that always remind me of home food. This pilaf is exactly like that – rice, pork, carrots, onions and ketchup. And at the end you get a filling and very delicious meal….

Cake “Friendship“ / Pyragas „Draugystė“

I have no idea about the origin of this cake, but everyone in Lithuania knows it. In fact, this cake is not even very special, but it always reminds me of those traditional “tea“ type of cakes from my childhood. If my mom didn’t bake something delicious at home, then she brought a “Friendship“ cake…

Strawberry Tiramisu / Braškių tiramisu

Strawberry tiramisu – it’s a real summer dessert! Especially during the strawberry season. Refreshing, light, not too sweet and soooo delicious… It’s a traditional tiramisu, just a strawberry flavor. To me, tiramisu generally is one of those desserts that I would never refuse. That’s why I liked this traditional tiramisu variation with strawberries. After all,…