Main Dishes

ROASTED PHEASANT in WINE

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Venison has always played an important role in Czech cuisine – and no wonder, in a country characterized by numerous forests and meadows abounding in game. It is a real shame that we made it disappear from our tables and replaced it with sauces and goulash, taking these for traditional Czech meals, despite venison availability […]

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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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SPICY PORK STRIPS with POTATO PANCAKES

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Pork strips and vegetables 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 has 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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PETER VOK STYLE FRIED FISH

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This dish originates in South Bohemia, which is renowned for its extensive network of ponds and abundance of fish, mainly carp. The dish itself was named in homage to Peter Vok of Rosenberg, a popular local lord from the 16th-17th centuries, who is remembered as an exemplary cavalier and generous benefactor. As such, it is […]

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SPA SPINNING LAMB with MUSHROOMS

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West Bohemia is famous for its many spa towns. Czechs visit these cities for health stays, which often help them with, for example, back pain or skin problems. They are some of the most beautiful and quiet towns. A specialty of West Bohemian spas, lamb meat was certainly a favorite among guests coming to the […]

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SMOKED MEAT with HORSERADISH-ALMOND SAUCE

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This is a local Czech recipe from the Liberec Region. Most often you can taste this meal at school canteens. This sauce can be served with chicken meat or another meat, but the other must be smoked. Horseradish is a national treasure. In the Czech Republic, horseradish is harvested from September to November and from […]

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SMOKED TROUT with DILL SAUCE

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Smoked trout with dill sauce is a recipe that originated in South Moravia. You might wonder why exactly people from South Moravia came up with such a recipe. Well, one of the reasons is that there is a huge and long-standing fishing tradition in South Moravia, dating back to the times when Moravia was part […]

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