Traditional Dressed Herring / Tradicinė silkė pataluose

As with most Lithuanians, dressed herring is a very common dish not only on Easter, but also on other major holidays. It’s almost a tradition. This dish looks always very nice on the table, and it can be both – a side dish and salad. Dressed herring can be served not only in this way as…

Pearl Barley Soup / Perlinių kruopų sriuba

I use pearl barley in my kitchen quite rarely (but I should definitely use it more often!), although when I think that it’s time to prepare something from it, the first idea in my head – to make pearl barley soup. My mom cooks this soup at least once a month and she usually makes…

Garlic Potato Wedges / Česnakinės bulvių skiltelės

Crispy outside, soft inside and very delicious garlic potato wedges will invite all the family members into the kitchen with amazing garlic smell. For those who like garlic potatoes, these potato wedges can surely become one of the favorites. The potato wedges can be served with a variety of main dishes, although to me these…

Traditional Potato Pancakes / Tradiciniai bulviniai blynai

This is one of the easiest recipes to make the potato pancakes. Most of Lithuanians make potato pancakes according to this recipe. At least in this way potato pancakes were made in my grandparents and my mother’s house. Of course, the recipe can be adapted according to everyone’s taste – the ones who like more…

Spanish Patatas Bravas/Keptos bulvės ispaniškai (Patatas Bravas)

Spaniards are one of those nations that have countless dishes of potatoes. Boiled, baked, steamed, with a variety of relishes and condiments… Spanish kitchen have plenty of recipes that are derived from potatoes. As well as Lithuanians! While the vegetable is the same one, but each nation makes different dishes from it. Patatas Bravas for me is…