Garlic Potato Wedges / Česnakinės bulvių skiltelės

Crispy outside, soft inside and very delicious garlic potato wedges will invite all the family members into the kitchen with amazing garlic smell. For those who like garlic potatoes, these potato wedges can surely become one of the favorites. The potato wedges can be served with a variety of main dishes, although to me these…

Traditional Potato Pancakes / Tradiciniai bulviniai blynai

This is one of the easiest recipes to make the potato pancakes. Most of Lithuanians make potato pancakes according to this recipe. At least in this way potato pancakes were made in my grandparents and my mother’s house. Of course, the recipe can be adapted according to everyone’s taste – the ones who like more…

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…

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…

Bacalaitos – Codfish Fritters/Bacalaitos – menkės kepsneliai

Today I wanted something made from fish, something simple and quick to prepare. And yet, I wanted to try something new. Fortunately, bacalaitos met all today’s wishes. Bacalaitos are extremely popular in the Caribbean Islands. Of course, each island has its own fish fritters recipe. I’ve tried the Dominican version. I accidentally found this fish…