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 sometimes she used pasta shaped in little letters. And I would say it was…

Easter Poppy Seed Rolls/Velykinės bandelės su aguonomis

One of the most delicious rolls with poppy seeds!!! I was planning to bake these rolls for a while and I finally found time. Poppy seed rolls will very smartly decorate your Easter table, I have no doubt about that! 🙂 For the filling I chose already prepared poppy seed mixture (see the photo below), which…

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…

Yellow Split Pea with Bacon/Žirniai su spirgučiais

Traditional, Lithuanian and very tasty – yellow split peas with bacon for filling lunch or dinner. This dish goes very well as a snack with beer. In Lithuania such peas with bacon can be ordered at bars or some restaurants. If you dont’t like bacon, you can just season cooked peas with fried onions –…

Fluffy Pancakes with Kefir/Purūs blyneliai su kefyru

Fat Tuesday is already here, so winter must end soon! Well, at least it should. Fat Tuesday in Lithuania is a very ancient and a traditional feast. It is a winter day when we have to send away winter and invite spring. This day is plus/minus known throughout all Europe. During Fat Tuesday you have…

Lithuanian Anthill / Lietuviškas skruzdėlynas

Today, I congratulate my homeland Lithuania on Independence Day! On February 16, 1918 it was signed the Lithuanian Independence Act, which re-established Lithuania as an independent country. For this joyful occasion I want to share with you one very traditional, Lithuanian and in my family one of favorite sweets – anthill. If you have never heard…