Gastronomic Heritage illustrated on Lithuania stamps

25 Jun 2020  Thu

A special stamp for philatelic series is issued by Lithuania Post under the name ‘Gastronomic heritage’. The stamp was designed by U.Zilyte. It depicts a cold pink soup- a traditional soup made out of beet or ‘saltbarsciai’ has been a favorite dish in the Lithuanian kitchen for hundreds of years. Fresh beet is cut and boiled after cooling beetroot soup is added with milk, kefir, cucumber, hardboiled egg, seasoned a with dill, onion leaves, and parsley. The soup is eaten with boiled potatoes. According to post-this garishly pink soup is incredibly popular particularly in summer. People in Lithuanians have their own favorite ways to eat saltibarsciai with eggs, some with boiled potatoes, and even add a little bit of source cream. To know more about stamp Visit philamart to view and purchase variety of stamps from all over the world.

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