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A větrník is a delicious traditional Czech dessert. Similar to the French eclair or the Italian profiterole or even a St. Joseph’s Zeppole, this small rich and creamy treat is at the heart of many people who have had the chance to taste it. Made from a Choux pastry which is a light and airy...
Yes, it is true. Talk to any old Moravian grandmother and she’ll tell you that the Wallachian delicacy known as Valašský frgál was originally an unsuccessful koláč, a mistake. Europeans are proud of their gastronomic heritage and culinary jewels across Europe are distinctly married to their citizens; Russia has its caviar, France has its champagne,...
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...
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...