As part of the "Delightfully delicious destination - Riga" project,
Latvia’s top chefs and restaurants will be offering dishes made with
locally grown wonders from Latvian gardens in September.
September, Latvia celebrates harvest, when fruits and vegetables are
gathered. Vegetables are the foundation of Latvian cuisine, and plenty
of classical and tasty dishes are prepared using fresh vegetables.
Therefore, in September, the "Delightfully delicious destination - Riga"
project offers to try autumn products of Latvia – cabbage, carrots,
turnips, and other root-crops, as well as apples, lingonberries,
chokeberries, and sea-buckthorns.
In autumn, it is characteristic
of Latvian cuisine to serve various vegetable stews, soups, grilled
vegetables, and salads.In classical vegetable stews, potatoes, green
peas, carrots, cabbage, parsleys and garlic are mixed to create a rich
bouquet of flavors.
Cabbage is also pickled during this time of
the year, from which cabbage soup is prepared, as well as stewed cabbage
that will be excellent with roast. Classics of Latvian cuisine!
autumn, the marvelously delicious juice from apples is also extracted,
but from berries, jams for the winter season are prepared — they will be
added to tea, pancakes, or desserts during the cold months.
deserves special attention — they are particularly valuable in
strengthening the immune system. Therefore, their juice, which is rich
in vitamins, can be enjoyed not only fresh, but also in cocktails,
sorbet, or cheese cake.
The "Delightfully delicious destination -
Riga" project urges visitors and local residents alike to sit down at
one of the city’s participating restaurants and enjoy a special dish
made with products from Latvian gardens, prepared just for you!