Main Dishes

SOUTH BOHEMIAN POTATO CASSEROLE

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The South Bohemian Region is defined by eight districts – Ceske Budejovice, Cesky Krumlov, Jindrichuv Hradec, Pelhrimov, Pisek, Prachatice, Strakonice, and Tabor. The seat of the Region is the Statutory City of Ceske Budejovice. The South Bohemia is known for its many ponds and picturesque villages. Sumava National Park is the largest protected natural area […]

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BUTTON PANCAKES

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Button pancakes are usually eaten as a main meal, but they could also be part of a great dinner. This delicacy comes from Central Moravia, especially from the Olomouc region. This part of the Czech Republic is typically associated with wine making and cheese production, so it’s obvious that local people cook with these ingredients […]

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JIZERA STYLE ROASTED CHICKEN

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This recipe is from the northern part of the Czech Republic, the part concentrated around the Jizera River, which has a spring in the Jizera Mountains (which take their name from the river). The Jizera Mountains are located in the Liberec region, near the border with Germany and Poland. The highest peak is Smrk, and […]

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BLACK STYLE ROASTED RABBIT

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This recipe comes from the Moravian-Silesian region, a territory that encompasses the northeastern part of the historical region of Moravia and most of the Czech part of the historical region of Silesia. Parts of Silesia can also be found in Germany and Moravia-Silesia’s neighbor to the north, Poland. Moravia-Silesia is also bordered by Slovakia to […]

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CHICKEN ROASTED with APPLES, JUNIPER SAUCE

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This recipe is originally from the west Bohemian spa region, which is dominated by a town called Marianske Lazne. Marianske Lazne is a spa town surrounded by green mountains, a mosaic of parks and noble houses. Most of its buildings come from the town’s Golden Era in the second half of the 19th century, when […]

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FRENSTAT BUCKWHEAT CASSEROLE

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This recipe comes from the town of Frenstat pod Radhostem which is located in the Moravian-Silesian Region. Pagans from Asia brought buckwheat to the Czech Republic in the 13th century. Buckwheat tolerates dry soil during cultivation, so it is easy to grow in the Czech Republic. It was previously considered as a food for the […]

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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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STUFFED BELL PEPPERS with TOMATO GRAVY

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The first information about tomato gravy appears in the 18 century in Italy. It is widespread worldwide, and also typical for the Czech kitchen. Mostly, it is prepared in the summer period from fresh tomatoes and bell peppers, which most people grow at home in the garden. In winter, fresh tomatoes are replaced by packaged […]

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FRIED BEEF TRIPE

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This recipe comes from the Karlovy Vary Region. Tripe is a meat product made out of beef stomachs which are cut in to very small strips. In the Czech Republic, it is well known as the main ingredient in tripe soup. But there are more delicious ways to prepare it. It is probably not the best looking […]

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ZNOJMO STYLE ROAST BEEF

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Znojmo style roast beef is a well-known and a typical local meal in the region of South Moravia. Znojmo is very famous for their local production of cucumbers. These little cucumbers are pickled in the original sweet-sour and spicy mixture. The cultivation of this product in the Znojmo region was introduced in 1571 by Louka […]

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