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…

Creamy Celery Soup / Kreminė salierų sriuba

All creamy soup lovers will certainly enjoy this celery soup. Celery gives a very good flavor and aroma in the soup. In addition, celery is extremely useful vegetable for those who want to get rid of some weight and are conscious of their figure, so the soup has many major pluses! The soup is made…

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…