Pipirrana – Spanish Salad/Pipirrana – Ispaniškos salotos

One more refreshing, healthy and quickly made salad is goin on my favorite salad list! The preparation  takes about 10 minutes (or even less) until you dice all the vegetables, mix them together and serve. And that’s it – you can eat! This salad originate from Andalusia, the region of Spain, but throughout Spain there…

Vegetarian Chickpea Soup/Vegetariška avinžirnių sriuba

When I make dishes from chickpeas, I always remember Spain. And the explanation is very simple – in Spanish cuisine there are many different kinds of stews, soups, and salads, where the dominant ingredient is chickpeas. Because I lived in Spain, I had the opportunity to try all kind of meals made from chickpeas and…

Borsch/Barščiai 

There is a big diversity of borsch recipes – Ukrainian, Russian, Polish, etc. It could be even said that each Eastern European country has one or more specific ingredients in the borsch recipe, which makes borsch their country soup. In my own kitchen, I usually make borsch with sauerkraut and little pieces of meat, and…

Strawberry Jello Cake / Braškinis žele pyragas

I really wanted something with strawberries, something made from jello and, of course, that it would be a refreshing dessert (however it’s summer!). And here, all my wishes came true, when I tasted a piece of this wonderful strawberry dessert… 🙂 Refreshing, tasty, not too sweet and with a great strawberry taste – during the…