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…

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…

Milk Soup with Star Pasta/Pieniška žvaigdučių sriuba

Milk soup with star pasta – it’s one of my favorite childhood dishes 🙂 My grandmother used to make this soup very often. I used to add some sugar to my soup and grandmother – some salt. Instead of star pasta she sometimes used pasta shapped in little letters. And I would say it was…