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In a cottage of a Punia resident, a dzukas of Panemunė region, with restored living conditions of dzukai at the end of the 19th century, a presentation of preparing Dzukian authentic potato loaves (bandos), whole grain pancakes (razavi blynai), fast day food and customs related to Advent and Lent periods. Potato loaves are made from grinned raw potato mass that is spread on cabbage leaves and loaded into a traditional bread oven. They are served with dressing (darycinis) that is prepared from homemade cottage cheese and cream. Visitors themselves make wholegrain pancakes from whole-meal flour that is stone-ground.
Dzukian potato loaves from Punia are among the top-10 of EDEN project “Lithuanian destination of excellence 2015. Tourism and local gastronomy.”


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