Liberec Region

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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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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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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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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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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ROASTED PORK with ROSEMARY and GARLIC

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A good piece of pork cannot be imagined without garlic flavor, and rosemary is a traditional North Bohemian spice. If you add both garlic and rosemary to heated lard, the scent of days of old will beautifully permeate through the meat. To make the illusion of ancient times perfect, serve this meal with pearl barley […]

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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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