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One of the oldest and most fundamental Lithuanian food products was and is rye bread. Bread plays an important role in family holiday rituals and agrarian ceremonies. Lithuanians link many beliefs and magic with bread. One of them is the protective characteristic of bread, protection from fire and help in putting out fires. For protection a piece of bread is placed in the foundation when building a new house.
Due to the harsh climate and relatively poor soil quality Latvians have always worked hard to provide food for themselves and their families.
For centuries, and especially during difficult times, Lithuanians ate crow-meat to stave off hunger.