Traditional menu

Ham Flakes – Šunkofleky

17/04/2013 17:42
It is not a fancy food, so you can´t get it in the restaurant. So maybe this is a reason, why you don´t know it. But anyway, šunkofleky is very liked meal. And we cook it very often at home. I remember, it was my favorite meal when I was at school. But the reason for that was maybe pickled cucumber...

Stuffed paprika with tomato sauce - Plněná paprika

17/04/2013 17:41
Stuffed paprika is a typical Czech specialty. It contains two very popular things. Tomato sauce, which is delicious sweet and sour goodie and the second fantastic thing about that is the stuffed paprika itself. Paprika is stuffed by minced meet, what is nicely spiced by garlic, onion and various...

Potato pancakes - Bramboráky

17/04/2013 17:40
This is a dish which is regularly served at Czech homes. It has a lot of variations. Some people eat it with sauerkraut, some people eat it with meat and some people eat it by itself. You can eat it hot what is very crispy. But some people, me for example, like it cold from a fridge. It is cooked...

Beef fillet - Španělský ptáček

17/04/2013 17:39
It´s funny, that original name of that dish is Spanish bird, but it doesn´t have anything to do with Spain and birds at all. The name came from the Spanish cooks who prepared food for emperor of the Czech kingdom, Rudolph II. in the 16 th century. And this is a reason, why it was understood as...

Schnitzel with potato salad - Řízek

17/04/2013 17:35
Have you ever heard about Czech Schnitzel, what we take with us everywhere we go for vacation? J This is famous Czech Schnitzel. Surprisingly, schnitzel came from Italy at the end of 19 th century and was brought by Josef Vaclav Radecky, who was famous army leader. Than the schnitzel became to be...

Lentil paste - Čočka na kyselo

17/04/2013 17:33
Lentil paste is traditional New Year meal. Tradition says, if you eat it on the New Year day you will have enough money in the next year. We cook it as a daily meal too. We eat it with an egg, what is a vegetarian version, or smoked pork what is liked by meat eaters.

Potato dumplings with smoked meat filling

17/04/2013 17:32
In an encyclopedia of the Czech cuisine the ‘dumplings’ entry would run to several pages. Potato dumplings with smoked meat would take pride of place – but cooking and eating them is much better than writing about them...My grandma cooked it very well and it was a dish what I every time asked her...

Roasted duck with dumplings and sauerkraut

17/04/2013 17:30
I dream about the roasted duck. The dream usually comes true on 26 th December, when we traditionally eat that meal. It is holiday meal and it is no more to say than I love it. It takes a little while to prepare it but the result is 100% amazing. You will fall in love with that meal, because it...

Dill sauce - Koprovka

17/04/2013 17:25
It is broadly known, that Czech cuisine is based upon sauces. This is one of them. The dill sauce. It is white creamy sauce which goes with dumplings or potatoes, and beef or egg. It means, that it is pretty variable meal and it suits to meat eaters same as vegetarians. This is a magic of this...

Potato soup - Bramboračka

17/04/2013 17:22
Is one of the most traditional Czech soups. Known as a “ grandma soup”. Every family has an own recipe how to make a potato soup. So is not so easy to say which is really traditional. We cook it with mushrooms, vegetable, potatoes. Some people put a cabbage or sausage in it too. That soup is...
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