2020-08-13 / test@t


Shupinis is a popular dish of Lithuanian peasants, known since ancient times. The dish has been repeatedly mentioned in various historical documents, as well as in one of the most famous literary works of Lithuania - the poem “The Year” by Krisionas Donelaitis (1714–1780). Lithuanian peasants (Boers) ate scarcely, the daily food of the Boers was the cuisine of poverty: "bad grain" (peas, beans) or vegetable dishes slightly flavored with greaves or lard skins. More than ten varieties of shupinis are known in Lithuania.

  • 500 g dry green split peas
  • 4 onions
  • 1 smoked pork head or 800 g smoked pork pulp
  • 1 kg of potatoes
  • 100 g dried boletus
  • 5 allspice peas
  • salt, freshly ground black pepper


Step 1
Soak peas in 1.5 liters of water for 8-12 hours. 2. Finely chop the onion and boletus, cut the pork into several pieces. Boil the peas, along with the prepared ingredients and pepper, in the same water where they were soaked. Season with salt and pepper.
Step 2
In another saucepan, boil the potatoes until tender.
Step 3
When the pork is cooked, remove the bones, cut the skin and cut the flesh into chunks.
Step 4
Drain the potato broth, crush the potatoes. Mix in the pea mixture. Divide the shupinis into bowls and add the meat. Serve warm and stir.
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