#LifeInCzechia Meat, potatoes, and cabbage. These are the main ingredients of Czech cuisine. They might be simple but they create traditional meals which are rich in flavors and comforting to your soul. From soups to sweet pastries, there is something for everyone. Discover the national meals with us!
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Czech National Pastime: Picking Mushrooms, Berries, and Herbs
#LifeInCzechia It’s harvest time, which means the land will be giving us a lot of its riches, from grains to fruits and mushrooms. And as an expat living in the Czech Republic, you should know that Czechs are passionate pickers! Join us and plunge into the woods and sides of the roads to gather what you can and use it to make some delicious treats, from teas and jams to syrups and liqueurs!
Enjoy Cosy Autumn Days with These 5 Traditional Czech Soups
It is a truth universally acknowledged that Czech cuisine is quite heavy and fatty, so it can be a shock to a foreigner’s system. However, not all of the traditional Bohemian, Moravian, and Silesian dishes are like that. For example, Czechs tend to enjoy soups, which tend to be a little bit lighter. In this article, we’re going to talk about 5 traditional Czech soups – perfect for the upcoming autumn temperatures.
The 23 day of Advent: Christmas Recipe of Beehives
Do you already have any plans for the Christmas holiday? What about baking? Besides watching Christmas movies, you can make delicious cookies by yourself! Isn’t it a great way of spending your free time? Maybe it could be a present for your friends or family, the gifts made by yourself are always the best ones!
Czech cuisine would not exist without dumplings (knedliky). Is that completely true? Dumplings’ history in the form as we know them today, is not that long. Initially, dumplings had a lot in common with buns, especially the fact that both were baked. Why did we begin to boil dumplings? Most probably out of despair during […]
Traditional Czech Food
Traditional Czech cuisine can’t really be described as dietary or extremely healthy, however, nothing goes better together with the rich flavor of famous Czech beer. Czech dishes mainly consist of pork or beef in plenty of sauce with knedliky (dumplings) as the most common side dish. It’s quite a struggle to explain what Knedlik is to someone who […]
The Czech Obesity Epidemic
A third of Czechs are threatened with obesity. The statistics come from the amount of money the hospitals use to treat patients with obesity – are they actually obese though?