Although the Czech Republic is a small country, you can find many regional specialities there. Each region has its typical dishes.
This was influenced by geographical location as well as neighbouring countries. Let’s look at some of them.
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Báč is leavened potato pie. It originated in the area around the town Klatovy and Pilsen, which is in western Bohemia. It can [Read all]
Goulash is originally Hungarian spicy food, but it has spread to the Czech Republic, too. Originally its foundation is beef, lots [Read all]
The bases of Czech cuisine are dumplings. There are so many species, but the Carlsbad dumplings (sg. in Czech karlovarský [Read all]
Sour soup from the Giant Mountains (in Czech Krkonošské kyselo) is a traditional soup typical for the region of the Giant [Read all]
Mushroom burgers or rissoles (Czech: karbanátky) allegedly come from Central Bohemia, but during mushroom season, you can [Read all]
The so-called cat’s wedding (in Czech Kočičí svatba) is a traditional Czech folk cheap dish originating from the [Read all]
Švestouka is a typical dish of the Czech Paradise area in East Bohemia. It is an unusual combination of smoked meat and plum [Read all]
Gingerbread is small pastries made from honey dough with gingerbread spices. In the Czech Republic it is the traditional [Read all]
Mrkvance or even mrkvánky are traditional buns made from yeast dough stuffed with carrots. They come from the city Polná in the [Read all]
Znojmo roast beef is a traditional Czech meal, which use eggs, sausage and the main thing are original Znojmo gherkins, which are [Read all]