Buckwheat Festival Events
The Buckwheat Festival, held during September in Dzūkija, celebrates the buckwheat plant. It is a traditional event that highlights new and unexpected possibilities of using buckwheat in cuisine, surprising visitors with delicious cakes, pancakes and many other products and dishes that are made of buckwheat.
Palanga Smelt Festival Events
„Palanga Smelt“ is a traditional annual festival in the resort of Palanga. During this festival, guests can get acquainted with the fishing traditions, history and culinary heritage of the Lithuania’s coastal region.
Branch Cake Recipes
Provocative appearance and produced in an extremely interesting way is branch cake – Šakotis. Its taste is as impressing as its appearance. And no one argues about the taste of the Lithuanian branch cake – it's fabulous. It’s for a good reason that it came to Lithuania in the beginning of the 20th century and in just over a hundred years have become the centerpiece of every Lithuanian wedding table and a mandatory sweet offering to the most honourable guests.
Lithuanian Bread Recipes
Bread is a symbol of food in Lihuania’s culture where it is repared with rye flower and imprinted with the sign of the cross that it never runs out.
Cold Beetroot Soup Recipes
You can get a taste of authentic Lithuanian cuisine by trying cold beetroot soup, made with natural beet juice and kefir. The latter gives an indescribably refreshing taste to this cold soup. Kefir is one of the oldest fermented milk drinks known to humanity; it is low-calorie (with just 59 kcal in 100 g) and has a positive effect on many bodily functions. Every Lithuanian family makes this low-calorie soup according to their own recipe.
Polish and Lithuanian Honey Products
‘Miód z Sejneńszczyzny/Łoździejszczyzny’/‘Seinų/Lazdijų krašto medus’ is a high quality honey obtained in an identical manner in Poland and Lithuania.