CZECH CUISINE ❤

STRAWBERRY FILLED SWEET DUMPLINGS

RECIPE STRAWBERRY FILLED SWEET DUMPLINGS written by @juliarecipes Sweet strawberry dumplings are one of my favorite childhood food fulfilled with beautiful summer memories, spent at my grandmothers in Slovakia. When someone asks you, what is the meal, that brings you back to your childhood, then this is it. It is also one of the Czech […]

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MINI FLORENTINE COOKIES

MINI FLORENTINE COOKIES written by @juliarecipes This post may contain affiliate links. Please see disclosure page for more information.” Everybody talks about Christmas cookies, and the reason why; is pretty simple. In a a few days, we have Christmas! Yay, are you excited as I am. I bet you are! I am bringing you last baked recipe of […]

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HOW TO MAKE A TRADITIONAL GOULASH

TRADITIONAL GOULASH RECIPE written by @juliarecipes “This post may contain affiliate links. Please see disclosure page for more information.” Have you ever heard of Goulash? I bet you did! This Central European stew delicacy is probably well know worldwide now. And if you only heard about it, I will show you now how to make it. There are […]

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MINI KOUGLOF ALSATIAN BRIOCHE RECIPE

MINI KOUGLOF ALSATIAN BRIOCHE writen by @JuliaRecipes “This post may contain affiliate links. Please see disclosure page for more information.”   As I promised last week on the Instagram, to my dear and loyal followers, I am writing down this recipe for Kouglof. I made a little twist and instead of making big size bundt cake Kouglof, I […]

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EASTER TRADITIONS FROM MY HOME TO YOURS

EASTER TRADITIONS FROM MY HOME TO YOURS writter by @juliarecipes   I have always wanted to write down about Easter-European customs for Easter. Most specifically Easter traditions of Czech Republic (region of Moravia and West Slovakia), where I come from. Finally I have a chance, to write down all about it through my blog. It […]

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ISCHLER LITTLE CAKES 🎂 AKA ISCHLER TÖRTCHEN (AUSTRIAN SPECIALTY)

These little cakes, comes from the Austrian spa town of Bad Ischl. In the time,  Emperor Franz Joseph and all of his court used to buy these little cakes from very famous confectioners in the region in big boxes, that’s how good they were! And they were called with the apt name Ischler Törtchen or […]

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HOLIDAY EGGNOG RECIPE🍸

And we are almost in the finishing line…Christmas shopping is taking the last curve, gifts are being packed, kitchen and dinging room is clean (or not 😜); awaiting the rush of cooking, receiving people…yes it’s here…Can you feel it? Christmas is here 🎄 and now it’s the time to take the last little break, before […]

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WALNUT CRESCENTS…OH LA LA!🎄

These are the favorites of my husband, he loves them so much, that these he will not share at all cost. Yes, that’s how good these cookies are. Honestly, it’s just great and tasty ingredients in this recipe and it just can only taste great. Full of walnuts, chocolate cream and chocolate on the top…I […]

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GRANDMA’S PARIS STICKS🎄👌

My Grandma used to make these delicious and tender walnut flat sticks, covered in chewy lemon meringue. They were always a little bite size, so you could always move onto another sort of Christmas cookies and let me tell you, there was always plenty of other cookies on the plate, so you ate and ate […]

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LINZER COOKIES ARE THE BEST

Hi my dear reader, I am back and my Christmas cookies with me! Hahaha, I sound like Terminator…no I am not!!!! Linzer cookies are the typical Christmas cookies, you will find on any Czech Christmas table. Christmas cookies are another, of many traditions in Czech Republic. I am sure here in Canada and all around […]

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HAZELNUT CRESCENTS 🥐🎄

Hm, hazelnut crescents are my favorite, these cookies are the first one on my list to do for Christmas. I love hazelnuts and this is why I am crazy about these cookies. It is fairly simple recipe, so I guess that is another reason, why it is on my list as first cookies to make. […]

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GINGERBREAD WREATH & CHRISTMAS TRADITION 🌟🎅🌲

Oh the time flies so fast, I can’t believe it. Christmas are going to be here in a few weeks, actually to be exact in two weeks! I wish this exciting and delightful moment of Christmas would last forever. Yes, you must be guessing well, that I love Christmas!! It is the best time of […]

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ROASTED DUCK🦆 WITH POTATO DUMPLINGS & RED CABBAGE

It is getting chili outside and when it’s cold, we tempt to cook comforting meals. This time I decided to make roasted duck. In my family, it is one of the favorite meals, we are looking forward to sit down together for Sunday lunch, the whole house smells so good and of course we always […]

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BUBBLE CAKE WITH RED CURRANT (BUBLANINA)

Are you asking yourself, what is bubble cake or what is red currant? Bubble cake is, called in Czech “bublanina”, sort of batter, that kind of bubbles up around the fruit you bake it with 😃. It is a simple sort of sponge cake baked on flat baking sheet and you usually bake it with […]

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STUFFED PEPPERS WITH TOMATO SAUCE & DUMPLINGS

Another week passed by and I am hoping you enjoyed it as much as I did. Summer always pass by fast, so I wanna make the best of it. So we, as a family spend a lot of time outside, even our dinning was moved onto the patio. Everything tastes much better outside! This week […]

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MY FAVORITE HONEY CAKE RECIPE 🐝

Hi, I am back and with me the promised recipe for my famous Honey cake🍰 I have been often said, that this is so far the best cake ever and it was said by the people, who doesn’t even have a sweet tooth at all☺. This cake is one of the cakes I make very […]

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CZECH SPECIALTY – ROASTED BEEF WITH CREAM VEGETABLE SAUCE & DUMPLINGS (SVICKOVA)

Finally I got myself into writing about this delicious traditional Czech meal: Roasted beef with creamy sauce and famous Czech dumplings; which, of course, has to be accompanied by one of the excellent Czech beers, such as Pilsner Urquell or Budweiser (in Czech Plzen and Budvar). Why you have to accompany “most”of the Czech meals with beer? […]

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RABBIT WITH WHITE WINE-EASTER DISH

Hi there, hope you are enjoying your preparation for Easter. Me I am extremely busy, as I am preparing many traditional Czech meals and one of them is a rabbit with creamy tomato sauce 🍅 and as an easy twist I will be serving it with pitta. Best way is to cook your rabbit a […]

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BLUEBERRY JELLY ROLL

My mom used to make this jelly roll as the fastest dessert, when we had uninvited guests (which didn’t happen very often), but yet it always tasted so special and festive. I guess all the memories from childhood are so special to us and in the adulthood we are trying to understand why and for what […]

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