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.
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.
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.
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.
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.