Main Dishes

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 manage 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 […]

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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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SMOKED MEAT with PLUM SAUCE

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This is a very festive and traditional meal with origins in Central Moravia, particularly the Olomouc Region, that dates back to the Middle Ages. Back then it appeared at almost every wedding table. Today, although it is not so common at weddings, Czech people still enjoy eating it very much. It can be found on […]

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LITOMERICE STUFFED PORK ROLL

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This is a specialty of northwest Bohemia, specifically the Usti region. The position of the Usti region is, in terms of its gradual integration into European structures, along with the close vicinity and accessibility of Prague and other regional centers, a significant factor of its development. Also, the main European roads and railway lines on […]

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SILESIAN BIGOS

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Energy packed on the road – this slogan fits not only your favorite chocolate wafer, but also the traditional dish of Silesian cuisine – bigos. Meat of three species with two kinds of cabbage, peasants and hunters alike took this with them to warm them as they wandered far away from home. They used to […]

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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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