Shrove Tuesday

It is Shrove Tuesday today.  The dinner for today is both Icelandic and Lithuanian this year. In Iceland it is boiled salted lamb with yellow peas soup eaten on Shrove Tuesday. In Lithuania all kinds of pancakes are eaten. The old Lithuanian tradition says that pancakes and other fat food must be eaten up to … Continue reading

Baking Bread: Icelandic Bread I / Kepu duoną: islandiška duona I

One of my Icelandic culinary discoveries is Icelandic bread. Truly Icelandic bread is traditionally baked without yeast. I the moment I have discovered and baked two types of Icelandic bread: rye bread and with herbs. This time Icelandic bread with herbs 2 cups of rolled oats 2 cups of full corn wheat flour 1 cup … Continue reading