Creamy Pumpkin Soup / Trinta moliūgo sriuba

Very easy to make, warming and slightly sweet soup. Nothing is better than a bowl of hot soup when it’s pretty chilly outside. Well, yes, yes, while living in Florida, I should be one of the last people on Earth to complain about the cold.. 😀 But, you know, sometimes the weather in Florida becomes…

Dinner in 30 Minutes! / Vakarienė per 30 minučių!

Okay, I’ll make a confession – I don’t always go to the kitchen with a smile on my face and with a great joy. Sometimes you just need to make lunch, and sometimes after work you’re really tired, but the belly is calling for dinner. In this case, you don’t want to stand in the…

Cold Beet Soup / Šaltibarščiai

In my blog there was missing a one traditional, Lithuanian recipe – cold beet soup. It is really difficult to imagine summer without this soup in Lithuania. Usually, if you start making cold beet soup it means the summer has come, or the weather is warm enough that your body itself asks for a cold…

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…