Consumers like ŽEMAITIJOS soured buttermilk for its peculiar mild flavour and traditional recipe. Buttermilk can be consumed as it is or used for fruit or vegetable shakes, seasoned with a pinch of favourite spice. Buttermilk is excellent with finely chopped fruit or mashed berries. It is also a valuable ingredient for crepes, confectionery, dumplings or curd dumplings. Gourmets like it for low-cal salad dressings, while cold beetroot soup made with buttermilk will be especially refreshing.