Latvian Eats Blog

Meatball soup - Frikadelu zupa

Frikadeļu zupa (Meatball soup)

Let’s talk soup. Without much exaggeration, Australians only eat pumpkin or pea & ham soup, only in winter and usually both are blended to the consistency of baby food. Latvians,...

Plum cake

Plum cake

This is a quick and easy cake that everyone will love – it is light and moist and perfect with a cup of tea. This is a spin-off of an...

Potato salad

Kartupeļu salāti (Potato salad)

In most parts of the world ‘salad’ means something light, green and healthy; an entree or a side dish. Salad in Latvia usually is like a meal on its own,...

Kotletes (Latvian Meatballs)

There is one thing that always puzzles me – why would Australians eat sandwiches for lunch? To me sandwich is breakfast (just simple cheese or ham and butter on rye)...