Pilsen Region

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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BREAD CAKE

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This delicious recipe is from the Pilsen Region. If you are a fan of good food and drinks, you have an opportunity to enjoy an outstanding gourmet experience by visiting the city of Pilsen. During May, the city of Pilsen hosts several amazing gastronomic festivals. In the Czech Republic, there is a saying that May […]

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BEER-ROASTED BEEF

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Beer and Pilsen city or Pilsen Region – these are almost synonyms. You will probably not be surprised that the golden-colored beverage is not missing in the list of ingredients for the regional specialty that you will now make. Marinated roast beef with a hearty sauce is best enjoyed in the company of fluffy bread […]

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BEER DOUGH APPLE ROLLED PASTRY

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The Pilsen Region is rightfully proud of its gastronomical treasures. Do not be surprised that its celebrated fizzy miracle is also used for baking desserts. Do you wonder which drink goes with what dessert? Some like a classic apple rolled pastry; the beer version would be the best to serve after midday coffee. For more […]

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CHODSKO POTATO CASSEROLE

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Czechs are obsessed with mushroom gathering. In a way, it is their national sport. Whenever rainy weather occurs from summer to fall, many kinds of mushrooms suddenly appear in Czech forests and Czechs rally the whole family to search for them. They usually return after a few hours with a basket full of mushrooms, and […]

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The Hurka Hill

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Slavic fortress Hurka is located near the town of Stary Plzenec. It was an Early-Romanesque Premyslid Castle. From the original fortified settlement there is only the Pre-Romanesque St. Peter and Paul’s Rotunda left, dated back to the 10th century.

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Pilsen City Hall

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Right on the Square of the Republic there is the Renaissance City Hall. It was built according to the plans of an Italian builder Giovanni de Statia in years 1554-1559. Its building is decorated with sgraffito showing the city emblem and Czech rulers. In the back room behind a lobby there is a 1:200 scale model of the historical Pilsen centre.

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Marianska Tynice Provostship

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Marianska Tynice is a pilgrimage area which is located on the north of the Pilsen Region and which, nowadays, serves also as a regional museum and gallery. It is dominated by the Pilgrim Church of Annunciation of Virgin Mary.

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CZECH KOLACHES from CHODSKO REGION

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Chodsko Kolaches is a traditional dessert typical for Chodsko region, situated in south-western part of the Czech Republic. There are not many specialties that are as renowned as Chodsko Kolaches in Czech cuisine. There are various possible techniques of piping (there is a special term for this technique called “merhovani”) and decorating kolaches that differ […]

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BEER APPLE STRUDEL

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Beer Apple strudel is considered one of the most favorite desserts in Czech Cuisine. It is not that surprising since Czechs are well-known for being great beer consumers. Many Czechs have apple trees in their gardens and this is a good way to use them. It has retained great popularity in Czech cuisine for many […]

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