Zlin Region

MORAVIAN KOLACHES

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Moravian kolaches are among the best foods, and they helped make Czech cuisine more famous in world gastronomy. A classic choice for special occasions, the Moravian kolache is a traditional pastry, more than 200 years old. Kolaches were usually baked on Christmas and Easter, and for christenings and weddings. In wealthier cottages, they were baked […]

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WALLACHIAN LAMB GOULASH

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This Czech recipe comes from the Wallachian area located partly in the Zlin region and partly in the Moravian-Silesian region. Sheep have always been raised there, and the area is also known for growing potatoes and buckwheat. For Wallachia, different types of food with cabbage, cream, potatoes, and vegetables are typical. Czech people are known for […]

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WALLACHIAN RABBIT SOUP

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Wallachian rabbit soup was the winner of the Best Wallachian Recipe Competition. It is among the typical Wallachian dishes of the Zlin and Moravian-Silesian Regions, two administrative units of the Czech Republic. A unique ethnographic area, Moravian Wallachia is home to old castles and chateaus and forested mountains, and it was traditionally home to a […]

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LAMB with BUCKWHEAT and MUSHROOMS

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Leg of Lamb with Buckwheat and Mushrooms is the Czech cousin, typical for Zlin region area. This region is well  known its beautiful nature and strong habits. Parts of this region Wallachia  and Slovacko are known for their strong habit and traditions. You will find many people dancing on folk songs, who are dressed in […]

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MIXED LENTILS, PEAS, BEANS, and BARLEY SOUP

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This soup came into existence in the nineteenth century in two distinct cultural areas – Moravian Wallachia, which is now part of the Zlin and Moravian-Silesian regions, and Hanakia, which is part of the Olomouc region. Today this soup is known in the whole Czech Republic. It is based on legumes and cereals, which is […]

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FRIKADELLER with RED CABBAGE and POTATOES

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This recipe comes from Zlin Region. The Region also boasts a remarkable natural and cultural heritage. It offers mountains, nature reserves, spas, numerous national heritage building, and unique Functionalist sets of buildings from the Bata era. ‘Frikadellen’ as they call it in Germany, or ‘Frikadeller’ as they call it in Denmark, (‘Karbanatek’ in Czech), are […]

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VIZOVICE EASTER KID GOAT

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This recipe comes from Vizovice, which is situated in Zlin Region. The first written record of it dates back to 1261, and it was made in the Cistercian monastery, which was established by the royal castellan. The monastery was named after him as Smilheim or Rosa Maria – Maria’s Rose. Before this date Vizovice was […]

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BEEF GOULASH with BEANS

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Hungarians might have been the first to make goulash in Europe, but Czechs do a pretty good job with it today. This recipe is from eastern Moravia (Zlin Region). For more information about the Zlin Region, from which this recipe comes, click here.

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WALLACHIAN FRGAL PIE

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When we say “Wallachia,” which is located partly in the Zlin region and the Moravian-Silesian region, we remember a certain delicacy of the area – Frgal pie. The big, round pies are made from a thin dough, which can be filled with a variety of ingredients. The best filling is pear, though poppies, farmer’s cheese, and […]

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