Topinka is the simplest dish of the Czech cuisine. It could easily be called the food of the poor yet is can be so delicious that it’s hugely popular all over the country.
Have you ever heard of muzika? Although it means “music” in Czech, this time we’re not referring to actual music but to a traditional Czech Christmas dessert – a compot that has been half forgotten and is prepared only in some regions. Which is a pity because it’s delicious and really easy to make. So …
At Christmas, the nut cookies are one of the stars of many Czech dinner tables. Here is a great recipe by the Creative Mom, so you can make the nuts at home.
Vánočka is a typical Czech pastry traditionally made at Christmas. It’s similar to the Spanish mona, the German Stollen or the French brioche, although Vánočka is even better. It is rich in butter and eggs, lightly sweet and if you make it right, it smells and tastes fresh for two or three days (if it lasts …
We bring you the recipe for probably the most emblematic Czech Christmas cookies called linecké cukroví (Linzer cookies). This recipe has been prepared by our partner website Creative Mom.
Roasted goose or duck is a traditional dish served on November 11, the St. Martin’s Day. Restaurants are booked weeks in advance, geese – fresh or frozen – desperately sold out. All this so that people can taste this extraordinary delicacy on this day.
Karlovarský knedlík or Carlsbad dumpling takes its name after the beautiful town of Karlovy Vary. It’s a fancier alternative of the bread dumpling, however, it is still very easy to make. And don’t forget to also check out the recipe for the potato dumpling!
Potato dumpling or bramborový knedlík is the last from the dumpling trio we present to you. Be sure to check out our recipe for the bread dumpling and the Carlsbad dumpling.
Kynutý houskový knedlík or bread yeast dumpling is a part of Czech culinary heritage. Here is our favorite recipe for this delicacy made with few simple ingredients.
Koláče (read “kolache”) is a traditional Czech sweet pastry baked for celebrations such as kermesse or the Czech Mardi Gras called Fašank.