Delicious Easter Dishes / Gardūs Velykų patiekalai

We all start to prepare for Easter little by little, we think about the activities we will do with our relatives or friends, what we will serve on Easter table and how we will surprise the guests. In Lithuania, on Easter table, the most common dishes are roasted chicken or duck, meatlof “a.k.a. false rabbit“…

Pork Pilaf/Kiaulienos Plovas

Who could refuse a bowl of evaporating and delicious pilaf?? 🙂 In Lithuania it would be probably difficult to find lithuanian, who wouldn’t like pilaf. Although pilaf is especially popular in many Asian, Balkan and other neighboring countries, Lithuania is not an exception neither (although it’s neither Asia nor Balkans :D). Perhaps pilaf adapted to…

Zrazai – Pork Rolls/Zrazai su kiaulienos faršu

Zrazai in Lithuanian cuisine is a quite popular dish, often prepared for various holidays. Although zrazai came from Poland, but they are very widespread in Lithuania. These meat rolls can be made not only from pork, but from beef as well. I think they are made from beef even more often. The filling for rolls…

American Meatloaf/Netikras zuikis amerikietiškai

For the upcoming Easter – American meatloaf! 🙂 As well known in Lithuania as a false rabbit. This cute meatloaf can playfully decorate your Easter table, just give it a chance! The difference between Lithuanian and American meatloaf is that the sauce is poured on the top of American meatloaf and the meal also includes peppers…

Lithuanian Meat Pies “Kibinai“/Patys skaniausi kibinai

Kibinas (or Lithuanian meat pie) is a particularly popular snack in Lithuania. I am sure, if you visit any town in Lithuania you’ll find at least one place where you can buy kibinas. Very often you can buy them still warm in supermarket or buy frozen ones and bake at home. Kibinas is the pastry…