Lithuanian Flour Dumplings (Little Hedgehogs) / Miltiniai ežiukai

Little flour “hedgehogs“ are probably every Lithuanian’s childhood food. In my family, they were mostly prepared by my grandmothers. And always just from flour. The recipe can’t be more simple – flour, water, oil and salt. Mix the dough, roll through the grater and drop into the pot. Voila, lunch or dinner is ready. And…

Salad with Sprats / Mišrainė su šprotais

I think sprat is often devalued as a fish. Everyone worships anchovies, puts them on salads, pizzas, etc. But it’s also very easy to make a quick sandwich, salad or any other snack with sprats. By the way, pizza with sprats is super tasty (if you haven’t tried one, I highly recommend to do it)….

Farmer Cheese Pancakes with Apple / Varškėčiai su obuoliu

I really like pancakes with apple. During fall season, these are one of my favorite pancakes, but equally the same I love farmer cheese pancakes (varškėčiai), so farmer cheese pancakes + apple = the ideal version of farmer cheese pancakes 🙂 When you add apple to the farmer cheese dough, they become much softer and…

Lazy Unstuffed Cabbage Rolls / Tinginių balandėliai keptuvėje

Lithuanian cuisine is hardly imaginable without zeppelins (a.k.a potato dumplings) as well as without stuffed cabbage rolls (in Lithuanian they are called balandėliai (little pigeons)). And I, as a sworn Lithuanian cuisine fan, am a stuffed cabbage roll lover. Well, but the whole preparation process of stuffed cabbage rolls sometimes simply takes forever… Starting of cabbage…

Crispy Fried Pastry Ribbons / Traškūs žagarėliai

This delicious crispy pastry ribbons are impossible to resist! It looks like a very simple sweet pastry, that requires just a few ingredients, but the taste is so home like, so cozy, that you could eat a whole plate at once… When you’re having a great time watching a good movie or reading an interesting book,…