There’s not much known about the traditions of the Grey Tuesday. Compared to the later days of the Holy Week Tuesday – just like the Blue Monday – is an outsider.
Holy Week is called pašijový týden or also svatý týden in Czech and it’s the last week of the 40 day fasting period. Each day of this week was given special names because of the very specific traditions. Let’s learn more about Blue Monday.
Easter is nearly here and the Easter Bread is an important part of the holiday in the Czech Republic.
Czech Masopust or Fašank starts with the so called Fat Thursday (Tučný čtvrtek) and its prominent character Master Pronobus (pán Pronobus).
To our ancestors, St. Agata was the one that protected them from fire. Her day was February 5 and it was the day to perform the ritual to secure protection for the upcoming year.
Almost every Czech Christmas tree is decorated with edibles, that is probably not so uncommon but have you heard of vánoční kolekce? It’s something you won’t find outside of the Czech Republic or Slovakia.
Czech families place a small candle in a walnut shell for each member and let the candles float on water on the Christmas Day and Eve.
Christmas tree is one of the symbols of Christmas in many cultures, the Czech Republic being one of them. However, not for as long as you might think.
Christmas markets all around the Czech Republic were cancelled out of nowhere on November 26. Without any prior notice, the vendors were left with their stands stocked up and told to pack up and leave. For many of them the Christmas markets is where they make their living for the upcoming months. Here’s how you …
Would you like to know what the Czech cuisine looked like in the 50s – 80s? What was the typical way of cooking, what was on the table in the Czech households before the country opened up to the western influences? And would you like to cook a retro meal yourself? You’re in luck because …