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Ecological Fish Soup Made On Open Fire

All the ingredients (except salt and pepper) are ecological and are grown in local farms in Latgale region. The amount of the soup ingredients depends on the amount of the people. The proposed description is for 15 servings. It is necessary to prepare before cooking the fire place, casserole with capacity of 5 l.

Clean the fish and put in the casserole filled with water. Boil approximately 20 minutes, the foam from boiling broth must be taken away. While boiling the fish, clean and chop carrots, potatoes and onions. When the fish is ready take it out and separate from the bones. In the boiling broth put chopped vegetables and boil for 15 minutes till potatoes are ready. When vegetables are ready add chopped fish, sweet cream butter, salt and pepper. When all is boiling add vodka and take it off from the fire. Serve hot with some greens (parsley, dill).


2-3 medium-sized fish (tench or perch, use one type of fish)

4 l lake water (we use Dridzis lake water can be replaced with tap water)

1 tablespoon salt

1 teaspoon pepper

2 medium-sized carrots

4 large potatoes (preferably from the autumn harvest)

1 medium onion

200 g sweet cream butter

100gr vodka (šmakovka)

Greens (parsley, dill)

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