Czech Nationwide Recipes

CZECH EASTER STUFFING

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There are three things Czechs love. Beer, their cottages, and traditions. Undoubtedly, one of the most favorite holidays in the Czech Republic is Easter with typical symbols and following traditions. Originally, Christian custom celebrates the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. But with a decreasing number of religious people, it is nowadays perceived more as a celebration […]

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DEVILISHLY SPICY FRIED TOASTS

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Devilishly hot fried toasts is a common meal or appetizer in the Czech pubs or wine cellars or just in homes across the whole Czech Republic. Its is very spicy food and this is why they call it devilishly. Fried toasts in Czech – Topinky – are often used in the Czech cuisine. Its preparation […]

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CZECH STYLE PORK GOULASH

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There are many types of goulashes made in the Czech Republic, and Czechs say that you can make a delicious goulash from every kind of meat. Pork goulash is one of the most popular ones. Goulashes are very popular among Czechs who either eat them as an ordinary meal or serve them not only in […]

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POPPY SEED BUNDT CAKE

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During christening, it was a common practice that a so-called “porodni BABA” (midwife) who took care of the newborn, was given some kind of favor, and because it was most often a Bundt cake, it came to be called BABOVKA. In our case, it is specifically a poppy seed Bundt cake. Poppy, nowadays considered a […]

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SPICY PORK STRIPS with POTATO PANCAKES

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Pork strips and vegetable with potato pancakes is a traditional Czech dish. It is known as Katuv sleh, literally translated as executioner’s whip. The dish is sometimes called Certovo tajemstvi (Devil’s Secret) or Pekelne nudlicky (Hellish meat noodles). These names are suitable for the dish because it is a spicy meat sauce. Preparation of the […]

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BAKED CHICKEN with SAUERKRAUT

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In the Czech Republic, chicken is by far the most favorite poultry of all, mainly because it is easy to cook and there are many variations on how to prepare it. Chicken baked with sauerkraut is an excellent meal for getting warm during cold winter days. The Czech cuisine is usually rather heavy. Typically, it […]

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KAPLICE CMUNDA POTATO PANCAKE

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Potato pancakes are traditional to Slavic and Germanic countries. They are delicious, and people recommend eating them with lager or pilsner-style cold beer. A recipe for potato pancakes that is very popular throughout the Czech Republic comes from the town of Kaplice. This town is located in the South Bohemian region. It was founded in […]

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MORAVIAN PORK “SPARROWS,” DUMPLINGS, and SAUERKRAUT

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You will come across this delicious classic meal on the menu of every proper pub in the South Moravian Region. Moravian housewives, especially, should be able to cook this appetizing dish. And thanks to the tempting smell of baked meat wafting far and wide from the opened window, the housewife will certainly not eat at […]

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CZECH COTTAGE GOULASH

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Cottage goulash is a typical Czech sauce made from meat and vegetables seasoned with paprika and other spices. You can order it in almost every restaurant in the Czech Republic, served with bread dumplings or potato dumplings. It is not a meal from a specific region; all Czech people know what goulash is, how delicious […]

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SMOKED MEAT SOUP with BARLEY

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In the Czech Republic, smoked meat soup with barley is known for its unique and hearty taste. In the past, the soup was cooked with burnt semolina, but nowadays it is prepared with barley. Smoked meat soup with barley is the best suggestion for how to start the Czech carnival season, which is celebrated before […]

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