Koblihy – czech jam or crem filled donuts

Czech koblihy

Czech koblihy are a type of pastry similar to a doughnut or a bagel, originating from Czech cuisine. They are round, usually glazed, and filled with various ingredients such as jam, vanilla or chocolate cream. Koblihy are popular in the Czech Republic as a snack or dessert and are often eaten for breakfast or as … Read more

Czech fruit dumplings: strawberry, blueberry or apricot

Czech fruit dumplings, also known as ovocné knedlíky, are a traditional Czech dessert made from a doughy ball filled with a variety of fruits such as plums, apricots, or berries. The dough is made from flour, eggs, and milk, and is typically rolled out into a thin sheet, which is then filled with the fruit … Read more

Czech fried Cheese / Smažený sýr

Czech Fried Cheese, or “Smažený sýr” in Czech, is a popular dish that is typically made with Edam or Gouda cheese. It is a savory, crispy and delicious dish that is often served as a side dish or as a snack. Here is a simple recipe for making Czech Fried Cheese: Ingredients Instructions

Czech Egg Spread

When Easter is over, dozens of eggs can be boiled and we just need to eat them. So in this time, literally everyone is making egg spread. To be honest, I do it all year round for breakfast or brunch, because I love it. Ingredients for egg spread 4 hard boiled eggs 100g yogurt 200g … Read more

Eggnog – guilty pleasure at Christmas time

Eggnog is a favorite Christmas drink and also pastry filling and an ingredient in cake cream in the Czech republic. We call it “vaječný koňak” or shortly “vaječňák“. This eggnog I make for drinking at home and as a gift when I go to visit someone in time before Christmas. Ingredients for 1 liter of … Read more

Potato dumplings

Cook potatoes with skin, let it cool down, peel them and grate them. Add potato starch, flour, eggs, and salt. Mix it and make the dough. Shape thin rollers from the dough, approx. 8 cm. Put them into boiling salted water and cook about 6 minutes.

Chicken paprikash (Kuře na paprice)

One of the most favorite dishes Czechs loves from childhood is chicken paprikash. It is roasted or stewed choppy chicken with thick creamy sweet paprika sauce. We usually eat it with pasta or potato dumplings. The dish has a distinctive orange color. Recipe Put oil and butter into the pot, let it warm up. Add … Read more

Easter bread / Mazanec

Easter bread - mazanec

A loaf of fresh homemade easter bread with almonds and raisins is a must for Easter! The dough is actually the same as for Christmas bread, just isn’t braided, so quite simpler. And of course, better with butter and jam and a cup of hot cocoa. Dough: 500 g flour 110 g butter 80 g … Read more

Gingerbreads / Perníčky

Painted gingerbreads

Gingerbread cookies are a great Christmas cookie in how long they last (I mean if don’t eat them in a while). You can start making them in September and decorate them in December. But at the same time, they need to rest for at least two weeks, so if you don’t make it in time, … Read more