A Baltic Wreath

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    Appears in
    Amber & Rye: A Baltic food journey

    By Zuza Zak

    Published 2021

    • About

    Wreaths feature in the folklore of the Baltics and beyond, so when I came across a wreath of starters in a cutting-edge Lithuanian restaurant it struck a deep emotional chord. I decided there and then that this was the perfect symbol of Baltic cuisine: modern and unique, yet deeply rooted in tradition. On my return home, I designed my own Baltic wreath to serve at my supper clubs, based around a braid of dark rye bread — there’s nothing like breaking bread across a table to bring people tog