Czech Food Classics
What is the typical Czech dish? Is it schnitzel, goulash, svíčková (marinated sirloin), or buchty (buns)? What are the defining traits of Czech culinary heritage? And can Czech cuisine offer something to world gastronomy?
The Spanish birds of Czech cuisine
Spanish bird comprises traditional Czech beef roll filled with sauce, bacon, pickled cucumbers, sausage, and eggs. It can be served with rice, potatoes, or dumplings.
Czech cuisine offers various types of dumplings (knedlíky in Czech), making use of all sorts of ingredients. Especially tasty are fruit dumplings.
Bramboráky: Czech Potato Pancakes
“Bramboráky” (potato pancakes) are one of the treasured foods of Czech cuisine.
Bohemian Kulajda Soup
Kulajda soup belongs among the traditional dishes of Czech cuisine. But recipes differ with each family.
Utopenec: a Czech pub classic
Sausage pickled with onions in a sweet-and-sour vinegar liquid is a popular Czech cold dish. At many Czech pubs, it is traditionally served with beer.
Examining Czech Culinary Heritage
A project underway at the National Museum of Agriculture is examining the history of Czech cuisine.