Enjoy the exclusive menu of Alūksne region
Alūksne Tourism information centre in co-operation with several public catering enterprises has made an exclusive menu of the region that hopefully will be appreciated by Alūksne inhabitants and guests.
Each year the exclusive menu will be altered and supplemented. This year several cafes and recreation places responded to the offer and included different meals in their menus. The café “Ābols” offers chicken fillet roll “Little Train”, pork chops in local style, clear soup with specific crumbs and even a dessert with these crumbs.
Some meals with explicit local names you can enjoy in the café “Gustiņš”, but the café “Pajumte” has prepared an offer which includes hot salad “Temple Hill”, the main course “107 steps till delight” and cream “Lake Marienburg Islands”.
Visiting the country tourism and recreation centre “Jaunsētas” at Katrīnkrogs, you can taste lunch in the local style.
There is also a special offer at the recreation centre „Jolanta”. There you can enjoy salad “Katrīna’s Caprice”, cream soup “Hat Island”, pancakes “Afternoon snack at Castle Fountains”, barbecued ribs “Baron Alexander’s Lunch”, dessert “Little Temple”.
The meals have specific names of places or people of Alūksne region. For example, several catering enterprises offer meals with specific crumbs and delight us with peculiar names of meals emphasising the historical objects and distinguished personalities of the region.
To enjoy the offer of the specific meals and taste the meals with peculiar names, you have to visit:
- cafe “Ābols”, 48a Jāņkalna Street, Alūksne,
- cafe „Pajumte”, 68 Pils Street, Alūksne,
- cafe „Gustiņš”, 2 Lielā Ezera Street, Alūksne,
- “Katrīnkrogs” „Jaunsētas”, Alūksne region,
- restaurant „Jolanta”, 16 Merķeļa Street, Alūksne.
At the pastry shop “Kārumiņš” (5 Lielā Ezera Street and in the shopping centre Maxima, 9b Pils Street, Alūksnē) you can find a famousd cake “Day and night” and other delicacies of Alūksne region.
Salad “Katrīna’s Caprice” – honey glazed grilled char (trout) with fresh salad and boiled egg
Pancakes “Afternoon snack at Castle Fountains” – potato pancakes with sour cream and slices of roast bacon
Barbecued ribs “Baron Alexander’s Lunch” – garlic glazed pork ribs with fried potatoes and warm bread
Dessert “Little Temple” – ice-cream with parched hazel nuts and grated chocolate
Pancakes “At the grandmother’s” – thin pancakes with fresh strawberry jam
Pontags ar čirikīm (scrambled eggs with smoked meat and fresh vegetable salad)
Malenīša fiksu͡o zupa (pieces of pork with vegetables and flour)
Laupītu un reivētu kartupeļu bleiņi (potato pancakes with sour cream)
Igauņu bīzputra (barley porridge with smoked meat)
Buberts ar klukvu (semolina pudding with red or black currant sauce)
Auškeņu ķeisels ar tu͡oraga klučkīm (raspberry juice jelly with cottage cheese dumplings)
“Casserole in local style”
Potatoes, pork, fresh cabbage, peas, carrots, onions, greens, cream
Chicken fillet with orange sauce, spices, zucchini, sweet pepper. Served on a stick
Dessert “Floating Island”
Blended strawberries, whipped cream
LUNCH IN LOCAL STYLE
Clear soup with crumbs
Fried breaded pork tongue
Rye bread crumbs with bilberry jam and whipped cream