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How-to-Make-Czech-Vanilkové-Rohlíčky-Tres-Bohemes-1
Vanilkové rohlíčky are a type of traditional Czech Christmas cookie which has a mild vanilla flavor and a slightly nutty texture. They are very fragile cookies, with a fine flavor and a pretty appearance. Vanilkové rohlíčky are usually shaped into tiny delicate crescents. This is where they get their name, which translates to “Little vanilla...
How-To-Make-Czech-Pracinky-Tres-Bohemes-1
Pracinky are traditional Czech Christmas cookies with a rich chocolate flavor and a delicate, buttery texture. Due to the inclusion of cinnamon and clove, the cookies have a pleasant and mild spiced taste. The addition of these spices also provides a delightfully festive fragrance whilst the cookies are baking. Ingredients 3 1/2 cups all purpose...
The following recipe for Czech Marble Cake or Bábovka aka fine bábovka comes from Czech National Cookbook by Hana Gajdoštíková. Bábovka is a typical Czech cake that every Czech lady can make, and it has been around for a long, long time. Procedure is more important on this cake than ingredients so do follow the...
A Taste of Czech Tradition is really the perfect name for this wonderful new cookbook which we recently added to our collection. It’s a collection of recipes (and much more!) from the Czech Heritage Club and we’re so impressed, we just had to share today! As they inform us at their website, The Czech Heritage Club has...
Sauerkraut-Zeli
Czech Zelí (Sauerkraut) is like no other. Unlike German sauerkraut or American sauerkraut Czech sauerkraut is not necessarily sour. When most people make sauerkraut they just take pickled cabbage and heat it, but when Czechs make it (or at least the Czechs I know) they use pickled cabbage, sugar, onions, an apple, and lots of...
Whether you call it a cutlet, a schnitzel or a řízek, a piece of meat which is thinned by pounding with a meat tenderizer, then coated with flour, beaten eggs and bread crumbs, and then fried. It happens to be the perfect accompaniment to potato salad for Czechs – and a national favorite. It’s traditionally garnished with a slice of lemon...
Strawberry Afternoon Cake with Crumble is called Jahodový Koláč ze žmolenkou in Czech. It is a tasty afternoon delight best served with tea or coffee. We’ve made it hundreds of times and sometimes substitute the strawberries for plums, apricots, blueberries, cherries or peaches. It’s delicious with any fruit and is the perfect snack, for anytime...
This fast and easy recipe is a popular Czech classic. It is called Šunkofleky in Czech and  it’s really just a quick noodle and ham casserole made with just a few simple ingredients. The result however is a flavorful and delicious dish that satisfies! ALthough this dish goes all the way back to Roman times, the Czech name...
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Retro Bohemian Mushroom Cuisine is the name that came to me when I decided to share these photos from my 80’s cookbook, Jihočeská houbařská kuchařka (South Bohemian Mushroom Cookbook). I’ve had mine since I can remember and the pages are worn and dog-eared, but I still use it, especially for unique mushroom recipes. Keep in mind that...
The Czech Republic and Slovakia are noted for their hearty, wholesome meals. Czech food staples are provided principally by farmland, and include milk, cheese, livestock, wheat, fruit and root vegetables. Featuring over 340 photographs which show both practical steps and beautiful final dishes, along with complete nutritional information for every recipe. This is an evocative and...