Czech Cuisine

The Czech or Bohemian cuisine is similar to German and Austrian cuisine and not famous for its subtlety. Ask an average tourist what Czech dishes he knows. The most likely answer will be: dumplings, sausages and palčinky, jam-filled crêpes. Yet, there is a wider choice. And what’s more lots of Czech dishes are easy to make.

Here are some recipes of Czech culinary delights – beef goulash, potato pancakes, apple strudel. What’s more, all are easy to make.

Easy Recipe Open-faced Sandwiches

Easy Recipe Open-faced Sandwiches

Open sandwiches (chlebicky) are a feast for the eye and a treat to the taste buds. You will find them in all delicatessen shops in Prague. Each sandwich is an exquisite masterpiece of artistically arranged slices of ham, cucumber and egg on a slice of bread. Eat them...

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Recipe Czech Potato Salad

Recipe Czech Potato Salad

Potato salad is the mainstay of Czech cuisine and each housewife has her own recipe. This salad is traditionally served with Schnitzels and carp which is 'the Czech turkey' at Christmas. Potato salad is also the main ingredient used in open-faced sandwiches. You need...

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Recipe Traditional Beef Goulash

Recipe Traditional Beef Goulash

Goulash originated in Hungary but many Eastern European countries, Austria, Roumania, Croatia, Poland have their own recipe of this beef stew. Goulash is a meat ragout with garlic and paprika and is served with bread dumplings but in many tourist restaurants in...

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Recipe for Czech Apple Strudel

Recipe for Czech Apple Strudel

Apple strudel is a popular delicacy in many Easter European countries. It is a sweet layered pastry with an apple, raisin and nut filling inside. The strudel can be served on its own or with ice cream, whipped cream or vanilla sauce. You need not be a top chef because...

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Recipe for Czech Apple Strudel

Recipe for Czech Apple Strudel

Apple strudel is a popular delicacy in many Easter European countries. It is a sweet layered pastry with an apple, raisin and nut filling inside. The strudel can be served on its own or with ice cream, whipped cream or vanilla sauce. You need not be a top chef because...

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Recipe for Chicken Schnitzel

Recipe for Chicken Schnitzel

Schnitzel, ubiquitous in restaurants in Prague, even though it originated in Austria, is always served with potato salad. The Czechs are meat lovers, therefore, it is not surprising that schnitzels served in restaurants are often as big as doormats. Schnitzels in...

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Easy Recipe Open-faced Sandwiches

Easy Recipe Open-faced Sandwiches

Open sandwiches (chlebicky) are a feast for the eye and a treat to the taste buds. You will find them in all delicatessen shops in Prague. Each sandwich is an exquisite masterpiece of artistically arranged slices of ham, cucumber and egg on a slice of bread. Eat them...

read more
Recipe Czech Potato Salad

Recipe Czech Potato Salad

Potato salad is the mainstay of Czech cuisine and each housewife has her own recipe. This salad is traditionally served with Schnitzels and carp which is 'the Czech turkey' at Christmas. Potato salad is also the main ingredient used in open-faced sandwiches. You need...

read more
Recipe Traditional Beef Goulash

Recipe Traditional Beef Goulash

Goulash originated in Hungary but many Eastern European countries, Austria, Roumania, Croatia, Poland have their own recipe of this beef stew. Goulash is a meat ragout with garlic and paprika and is served with bread dumplings but in many tourist restaurants in...

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Easy Recipe for Czech Potato Pancakes

Easy Recipe for Czech Potato Pancakes

When you eat bramborak, potato pancakes, in a restaurant in Prague, they are often a bit greasy. However, when you make them yourself you will discover that these pancakes are a delicacy. Most Eastern European countries have a recipe for this type of pancake. The...

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