Dumplings are an essential part of Czech cuisine. There are many types of dumplings from different ingredients, sweet and savory. Served as side dish, dessert or main course. Here’s an overview of the variety of Czech dumplings with recipes.
Šišky s uzeným or potato dumplings with smoked meat are not just absolutely delicious. They are also easy to make and you can prepare a huge batch for your whole extended family.
Stuffed dumplings are another variety of delicious Czech savory dumplings and they’re a real soul food. Let’s learn how to make them, recipe included!
Liver dumplings or in Czech játrové knedlíčky are an essential for a delicious Czech beef broth (hovězí vývar). Learn to make the best ones and bring your broths to another level.
I believe that almost every Czech person who used to visit their grandma in chalupa (house in the countryside) has nostalgic memories of this meal. Many of us know the fruit dumplings of our grandmothers and mashed strawberries with sugar were something all kids looked forward to. Well and the cheese dumplings with strawberry sauce are …
Like any other Czech sweet dish, šišky s mákem will fill you with happiness and calories. It’s small potato dumplings coated with ground poppy seed and powder sugar. And once you taste them you’ll always want more.
If you’re a regular reader of Czechology, you know that potato dumplings are an essential part of the Czech cuisine. Did you know that potato dough was used to make sweet dishes as well? One of them is the so called povidlové taštičky or bramborové taštičky which means povidla pockets or potato pockets and we bring you …
Fruit dumplings are something every Czech kid knows. They are served as main course even in the school cafeterias. There are many ways to prepare them, so let us show you at least some of them.
Here is a traditional recipe for pěry – delicious dumplings with plum marmelade povidla and ground poppyseed like from a Czech babička.
Marinated hermelín or in Czech nakládaný hermelín is one of those classics you can order with beer (or without it) in most of the pubs and you can also easily make it at home, just like the Czechs do. Here’s our recipe.