Typical Lithuanian cuisine is formed from several main ingredients, which are widely present in many of the dishes.
In terms of meat, Pork is by far the most popular choice which comes alongside with sauerkraut or stewed cabbage.
Dairy products are also very popular and items such as cheese, curd, and sour cream are consumed in large quantities.
Potatoes are at the top of the list as well, many of the popular dishes are made from potatoes using a variety of different techniques.
Mushrooms in the local cuisine are also well established and are rather popular. Cultural practices of going to forests to pick them during the season are still present today, especially boletus, they are stored and widely consumed in soups throughout the year.
Smoked Produce is also very popular including smoked fish and meat.