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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...

Garlic soup - Česnečka

17/04/2013 17:20
I call that soup as “fairy tale soup” because it is connected to my favorite fairy tale “The salt better than gold” where the magic grandma taught the princess how to cook the garlic soup. I remember, that the soup smelled throughout TV screen. Garlic soup has very long tradition in the Czech...

Kulajda soup

17/04/2013 17:18
Kulajda soup We don´t have any English word for this soup, I have realized J So it is white, creamy soup. We cook it with potatoes, dill, mushrooms, and eggs. Kulajda came from Southern Bohemian region and it has a lot of local forms. Soup is really thick and this is a reason, why it can be...

Cabbage soup - Zelňačka

17/04/2013 17:07
Zelňačka – cabbage soup Cabbage soup is very typical for Moravian region of Valašsko. That part of the Czech Republic is very hilly, so cabbage was one of not so many kinds of vegetables planted there. Anyway, cabbage is very usual ingredient in the Czech cuisine. Do you need another reason why to...
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