Farmer’s Cheese Cookies / Varškės sausainiai

These are one of my favorite cookies that disappear from the table instantly! Crispy outside, soft and moist inside – these farmer’s cheese cookies will appeal to everyone without exception. The cookies are not too sweet, so after tasting one, you’ll want the second, the third and so on… The feeling of satiety comes when…

Traditional Curd Cheese Dumplings/Tradiciniai varškės virtinukai

That’s how my grandmother and mom used to make the curd cheese dumplings. Only they always eyeballed the quantities and the dumplings always used to come out the perfect taste! As I often helped them both in the kitchen, so I also prepare most of traditional Lithuanian dishes using eyeballing method. You will need only a…

Fluffy Curd Cheese Pancakes / Purūs varškėčiai

The curd cheese pancakes is one of the most delicious meal from my childhood. As a kid, I could eat curd cheese pancakes for breakfast, lunch and dinner… So, as you can see I really loved them! And now, at least once per month, I have to make some curd cheese pancakes, because I just…

Cacao Curd Cheesecake/Kakavinis varškės pyragas

Soft, simple and delicious curd ccheeseake with cocoa. You’ll make this cake easy, without much effort. If you don’t have time, it’s not necessary to grind curd cheese using the sieve, then just the filling will be with a very small curd cheese pieces, but this doesn’t change the taste. After baking, the cheesecake batter…

Fluffy Curd Cheese Dumplings/Purūs varškės virtinukai

My childhood food – curd cheese dumplings, or also called “sloths“. Mostly, in our family, my grandmother used to make these “sloths“. She was very fond of such a light, simple curd cheese dumplings, and I, of course, loved those sweet, soft “sloths“. We usually eat curd cheese dumplings with sugar and butter, jam and sour…

Old-style curd cheese pie/Senovinis varškės pyragas

  I made this pie for several times, so it’s tested and approved – great tasting curd cheese pie. It’s one of those, which I still want to bake time to time. This recipe I learned from my mother’s old friend, who has the big treasury of delicious, old-style recipes. Time to time she shares those…