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…

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“…

Quick Salad with Sprats / Greitos salotos su šprotais

In America, sprats aren’t the most popular fish, but it’s very well known in Lithuania. This fish is a small delicacy that you want to taste from time to time (at least it’s like that for Lithuanians :)). I usually make sprat sandwiches, but sprats also taste great with lettuce and vegetables, therefore, quick and…

Christmas Eve Dishes / Patiekalai Kūčių stalui

My favorite evening of the year Kūčios (Christmas Eve) is almost here. In Lithuania, Kūčios is a very special evening for every family and, of course, in every home it is spend slightly differently, with its own traditions. Christmas Eve table has one of the most important role during the Christmas Eve. Some essential things…

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…

Buckwheat Fritters / Grikių kepsneliai

I make buckwheat fritters when I’m bored of meat and fish dishes, and when I don’t want any heavy food. Moreover, these fritters are great when you just want food you don’t eat everyday 🙂 Buckwheat fritters are perfect for breakfast, lunch and dinner. For breakfast the fritters can be served with fried eggs, for…