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 …
Šišky s mákem – potato dumplings with poppy seed
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.
Povidlové taštičky – legendary dessert from potato dough
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 – Ovocné knedlíky
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.
Czech Flour Guide
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 …
Pěry – dumplings with plum marmelade and poppyseed
Here is a traditional recipe for pěry – delicious dumplings with plum marmelade povidla and ground poppyseed like from a Czech babička.
Nakládaný Hermelín – Czech Marinated Cheese
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 – Makový závin
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!
Medieval Restaurants in Czech Republic
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 …