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.
There are many types of flour in the Czech Republic and it can be a little overwhelming if you aren’t familiar with the local classification of flour. Czech flour doesn’t have to be a mystery though and we’ve prepared a simple guide that will help you navigate through the flour isles in the Czech grocery …
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.
Poppyseed roll or makový závin is a Czech classic. Sunday tea or coffee, family celebration or just a regular afternoon, a Czech babi will whip up an excellent poppyseed roll any time. Here’s the recipe!
Bramborák or cmunda is a slice of Czech culinary heaven. Bramboráky are easy to make and even easier to devour, so let us show you how to make this potato delicacy!
Would you like to go back in time and see how kings and peasants used to dine? Some say that the path to understanding a culture leads through its cuisine and we can’t imagine a better way to learn about a country’s history than at a feast. And besides great food Czech medieval restaurants offer …
Zabíjačka is a very special event in the Czech Republic and although many families decided to abandon the tradition of slaughtering their own pig they still purchase the products. And let us tell you, they are delicious.