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Latvian Cheese (Jāņu siers)

Latvian Cheese (Jāņu siers) | Latvian cuisine | Scoop.it
Līgo and Jāņi or summer solstice is one of the largest Latvian celebrations. Celebrated on June 23 & 24, it is two days and a night of food, singing and dancing. Traditions demand that the house is decorated with flowers, birch, oak and rowan, beer is made, cheese is tied and the celebration table does…
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Latvian cheesecake (biezpienmaize)

Latvian cheesecake (biezpienmaize) | Latvian cuisine | Scoop.it
Biezpienmaize, literally cottage cheese bread, is my favourite cake in the world. My fondest cake memories are from the high school, when my friends and I would enjoy breaks between classes in the school cafeteria, sitting down for a sizable piece of biezpienmaize and a cup of peppermint tea. It was also great as a…
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Classic Lunch:Take 1 | Latvian Eats

Classic Lunch:Take 1 | Latvian Eats | Latvian cuisine | Scoop.it
As with the most things in Latvian cooking, pretty much every family would have a different recipe for meatballs. Some add fried onions, raw minced onions, soaked oats or crumb the balls before frying.
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Gluten Free Speķa Pīrādziņi – Latvian Smoked Speck Pastries ...

Gluten Free Speķa Pīrādziņi – Latvian Smoked Speck Pastries ... | Latvian cuisine | Scoop.it
I was born and raised in Riga, capital city of Latvia. Latvian cuisine is well known for its wonderful variety of delicious cakes, sweet buns, scrolls and mouth watering savoury pastries. One of the most popular ones, suitable for ...
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RUSSIAN FOOD: How to make SHUBA - Herring Salad! - YouTube

Today i have made another traditional Latvian/Russian Salad. This time its with herring. The Baltic herring has a specific name in many local languages (Swed...
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Estonian Sauerkraut

Estonian Sauerkraut | Latvian cuisine | Scoop.it
Ingredients 5 kg white cabbage (remove the rootstock and cut in thin slices) 2 carrots caraway...
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Jāņu siers

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Desription Jânis' cheese (in Latvian) Ingredients 4 – 5 lbs dry cottage cheese or ricotta 10...
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Rasols

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Description Latvian potato salad. This is a German- and Russian-inspired recipe, but I think it...
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Latvian Borscht

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Ingredients 8 cups beef stock ½ head cabbage, finely shredded (or equivalent amount of spinach...
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Pīrāgi

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Speķa pīrāgi or bacon pies/pasties have become the most popular and most recognised of Latvian treats. Traditionally they would be eaten at any major celebration, be it birthday, Chistmas or Jāņi; hand-made from yeasty dough and streaky smoked bacon. The recipe comes from our aunt Brigita, who is the hostess (saimniece) at Sydney Latvian Church.…
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Bean salad

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Bean salad (pupiņu salāti), in my opinion, is Latvian equivalent of fast food: it is cheap, fast and easy to make, but without the greasy aftertaste. There are several variations of the salad, and the one presented here is a somewhat recent invention due to the use of capsicum and tinned kidney beans. [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:9]
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Latvian potato dumplings | Belly Rumbles

Latvian potato dumplings | Belly Rumbles | Latvian cuisine | Scoop.it
40 mins. If Irish potato bread and Latvian piragi had a love child this would be it. Author: Sara McCleary. Recipe type: Main. Cuisine: Latvian. Ingredients. 175 grams smoked bacon rashers, finely chopped; 1 onion, large, finely ...
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Dzeltenmaize (Latvian “coffee cake”) | Astrid's Home

Dzeltenmaize (Latvian “coffee cake”) | Astrid's Home | Latvian cuisine | Scoop.it
On this blog, I have already included a number of Latvian recipes that I have made many times over the years: for example Klingeris (Latvian Birthday Cake) and Kaposti (Latvian Sauerkraut).
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Zemnieku Brokastis, Farmers' Breakfast | Belly Rumbles

Zemnieku Brokastis, Farmers' Breakfast | Belly Rumbles | Latvian cuisine | Scoop.it
... North America in the 19th Century. No longer would peasants go hungry when the grain stores ran low in Winter and Spring, there was food to eat. ... Cook time. 25 mins. Total time. 45 mins. Author: Sara McCleary.
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Skābputra

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Description Latvian sour porridge Ingredients 1 litre water 2 tablespoons barley groats 1 glass...
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Latvian Sourdough Rye Bread

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Ingredients 3½ cups + 1 tbsp apple cider 2 tbsp caraway seeds 5½ cups (or more) whole grain...
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Ķīselis

Ķīselis | Latvian cuisine | Scoop.it
Description Latvian Fruit Sauce or Fruit Jelly Ingredients 4 - 6 apples 1 cup raisins 2 pears...
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