Hradec Kralove Region

COURACKA POTATO-SAUERKRAUT SOUP

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This recipe comes from the Bohemian Paradise (Cesky raj), a protected natural area where the Liberec region, the Hradec Kralove, and the Central Bohemian regions meet. The recipe is very old, coming from a time when everyone ate from a single communal bowl of soup. If the soup was served for dinner, then the potatoes were cooked separately, in […]

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KRAKONOS POTATO “THUMBS”

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The recipe comes from the Hradec Kralove Region. Manufacturing is the largest source of employment for inhabitants of this region, but tourism is also important. The biggest draw for tourists is the natural environment. Part of the Bohemian Paradise, including the Prachov Rocks – unique sandstone formations – can be found in the Hradec Kralove […]

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BLUEBERRY COFFEE CAKE with ALMOND TOPPING

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A cake that is very tasty, with a shortcrust and full of excellent fruit, will excite both young and old. Instead of blueberries you can use apricots, rhubarb, or plums. (For plums, add ground poppy seed to the topping.) For more information about the Hradec Kralove Region, from which this recipe comes, click here.

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BOILED TROUT FILLET with COLD DILL SAUCE

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Skinning and boning a fish is maybe for some people too nasty or just simply too much work to do for just one meal, but the finished dish of tender fillets will make up for the time you have to spend in the kitchen. This dish is mostly for people that love to eat fish […]

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ROASTED SMOKED MEAT with MASHED PEAS

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This Czech recipe comes from the area of the Bohemian Paradise, where the Hradec Kralove, Liberec, and Central Bohemian regions meet.  If your little diners prefer hamburger with ketchup and you don’t know how to please them, don’t throw your arms in the air and your peas on the wall. Instead, take these tiny green […]

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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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KRKONOSE SOURDOUGH SOUP

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This traditional dish is easy to prepare. Its origin is in the area of the Giant mountains (“Krkonose” in Czech). You can relish its acidulous taste and benefit from its huge number of vitamins. This soup is known under the nickname “the queen of the Giant mountains’ soups.” This recipe was widely spread among the […]

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POTATO ROLL with SMOKED MEAT

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This recipe, as many others, such as boiled trout fillet with cold dill sauce or roasted boar leg, vegetables and rosehip sauce, has its origin in the Karkonosze region, which is located in the Giant Mountains in the Hradec Kralove Region in the north of Bohemia. When mentioning the Giant Mountains, one must not forget […]

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PAJSLOUKA RABBIT and VEGETABLE SOUP/STEW

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Pajslouka z kralika Krkonose’s cuisine (Krkonose translated as the Giant Mountains are the highest mountain range of the Czech Republic) modest (according to harsh climate and life conditions) and the dietary poor. In this situation, every usable part was consumed. The most basic foodstuff contained bread, milk (cows’ and goats’), cheeses and time to time […]

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DUCK PATE CARAMEL APPLES

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Mead is the key ingredient to this Czech delicacy. Mead belongs to one of the oldest fermented beverages, at least as old as beer, and was enjoyed by the Sumerians long before the Czech founder Praotec Cech climbed up on top of Mount Rip. The mead will be used to flavor duck paté. The duck […]

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