Side Dishes

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 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 of […]

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POTATO PATTIES with SMOKED MEAT and GARLIC SAUCE

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This recipe come from the Bohemian Paradise. Bohemian Paradise is the Czech Republic’s oldest protected landscape area. It is situated about 70 miles from Prague and comprises three regions: the Liberec region, the Hradec Kralove region, and the Central Bohemian region. Originally bramborak was made without eggs and only with a little bit of flour; later, not only garlic but […]

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CZECH BREAD DUMPLINGS

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Czech bread dumplings are one of the typical side dishes in Czech national cuisine. They can be served with almost anything, especially with sauces and meats. Bread dumplings go well with such specialties as sirloin in cream sauce, tomato gravy, dill gravy, horseradish gravy, and goulash. The first mention of bread dumpling is from the […]

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CZECH SWEET SAUERKRAUT

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Czech sweet sauerkraut is a staple in all Czech kitchens, whether in people’s homes or in restaurants. It is most popularly in the famous Czech meal “vepřo knedlo zelo,” but it is also served beside other Czech meals. Sauerkraut has health benefits, such as being an excellent source of vitamin C. Fermented cabbage was stored […]

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PORK CRACKLING POTATO DUMPLINGS

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For a long time in the past, potatoes used to be one of the most readily available and very cheap staple foods in the market. Therefore, people used them a lot and cooked meals which many of us have forgotten or do not even know about. And this is also why there are many variants […]

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NOODLES with SAUERKRAUT and BACON

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This is another nice and simple meal for which you need a minimum of ingredients. It can be easily adapted depending on whatever you just happen to have in your pantry. Do not be afraid to experiment because this is a meal which just cannot go wrong. It does not take too long considering you […]

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PARDUBICE DUMPLINGS

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This is a local Czech recipe from the Pardubice Region. When you visit East Bohemia, you can enjoy folk traditions, including ancient crafts, discover a number of castles and chateaus, old military fortresses and fortifications, historical town reserves and other sights of Renaissance, Baroque, Art Nouveau and Art Deco architecture. For more information about the […]

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CZECH BREAD

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In many Czech families, a must-have food in the kitchen is bread. Czechs eat bread with almost everything from butter or jam to lard with salt. They are many different ways to eat it. If there is leftover bread, they fry it in oil and grease it with garlic, and that is called topinky. Or […]

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CZECH BACON DUMPLINGS

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Dumplings are a significant dish in traditional Czech cuisine, known as knedliky, and are thought to have originated in the 17th century when people started to use flour as a basic ingredient. As a pastry, they used to be baked very technically. At the beginning of the 19th century, dumplings were not served as a […]

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CZECH STEWED CABBAGE

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This side dish is served as a National Czech food with dumplings and pork. It is quite laborious, especially because it is a just side dish, but it is very tasty and healthy. You can mix it with pasta and some smoked sausage and it is a tasty main dish. It can be also served […]

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