Olomouc Region

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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MORAVIAN KOLACHES

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Moravian kolaches are among the best foods, and they helped make Czech cuisine more famous in world gastronomy. A classic choice for special occasions, the Moravian kolache is a traditional pastry, more than 200 years old. Kolaches were usually baked on Christmas and Easter, and for christenings and weddings. In wealthier cottages, they were baked […]

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SUMPERK VEAL STEW

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This recipe comes from Sumperk. This town is located in the Olomouc region. It is a central part of the historical region of Moravia. The Olomouc region borders the Moravian-Silesian, Zlin, South Moravian, and Pardubice regions. The capital city is Olomouc. The main river of Olomouc is the Morava river. The highest mountain is Praded […]

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OLOMOUC STYLE FRIED CHEESE and BACON

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Olomoucke tvaruzky (Olomouc cheese) is a mature table cheese made from skim milk. It is named after the city of Olomouc, where it was originally sold. The first written mention of this cheese dates back to the 15th century. It has a golden-yellow color, a sticky semi-soft-to-soft consistency, a spicy flavor, and an unmistakably unique […]

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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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MIXED LENTILS, PEAS, BEANS, and BARLEY SOUP

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This soup came into existence in the nineteenth century in two distinct cultural areas – Moravian Wallachia, which is now part of the Zlin and Moravian-Silesian regions, and Hanakia, which is part of the Olomouc region. Today this soup is known in the whole Czech Republic. It is based on legumes and cereals, which is […]

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LOSTICE STYLE GARLIC SOUP

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This recipe is named for Loštice, a town in the Olomouc Region. Loštice is the production center of Olomouc cheese (Olomoucke tvaruzky), a unique Czech cheese that dates back to the fifteenth century. Olomouc cheese has a pungent smell that is off-putting to many people, but its delicious taste more than compensates for the shortcomings […]

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STERNBERG BUNS

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This recipe come from Olomouc Region. For more information about the Olomouc Region, from which this recipe comes, click here.

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OLOMOUC STYLE FRIED CHEESE with LEPENICE

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Olomouc aromatic cheese (Olomoucke tvaruzky) is well-known as a strong-smell and flavorful delicacy. Cheese specialists claim that genuine gourmands can enjoy it only in combination with lager beer. The locals like to say that only in Hana (an area in Olomouc Region) can you recognize the true taste of aromatic cheese. Such cheese has been […]

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HANA STYLE CHEESE SOUP

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This meal takes us way back in history. Originally, the name “Hanacka” leads us to “Hana,” which is a significant agricultural territory in the eastern Moravian region of the Czech Republic, well-known for great land fertility and many folk customs. Local inhabitants created a basic soup ingredient, cheese, and are very proud of it because […]

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