Side Dishes

CZECH BREAD

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In many Czech families, a must-have food in the kitchen is bread. Czechs eat bread with almost everything from butter or jam to lard with salt. They have many different ways to eat it. If there is leftover bread, they fry it in oil and grease it with garlic, and that is called topinky. Or […]

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CZECH BACON DUMPLINGS

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Dumplings are a significant dish in traditional Czech cuisine, known as knedliky, and are thought to have originated in the 17th century when people started to use flour as a basic ingredient. As a pastry, they used to be baked very technically. At the beginning of the 19th century, dumplings were not served as a […]

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CZECH STEWED CABBAGE

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This side dish is served as a National Czech food with dumplings and pork. It is quite laborious, especially because it is a just side dish, but it is very tasty and healthy and you can mix it with pasta and some smoked sausage and there is a tasty main dish. It can be also […]

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CZECH CUCUMBER SALAD

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This salad is delicious and refreshing and is easy to prepare. It is usually served as a side dish, or as a light dinner. You will find it eaten in Czech restaurants, school canteens and homes. It is surprising, how many cucumbers you need to create it, so remember it while cooking!

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CZECH POTATO SALAD and MAYONNAISE

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Potato salad is one of the dishes that are connected to feasts in the Czech Republic. It is eaten on every Christmas Eve with breaded fried fish. It is used as a spread on open face sandwiches that are part of every typical Czech celebration. Potato salad is good with breaded pork cutlet, typical for […]

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SOPSKY MIXED SALAD

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This kind of salad is typical for the Czech Republic. It consists of various vegetables and Greek cheese. According to tradition, it should be sprinkled with Feta cheese, which is made of goat or sheep milk. The salad is flavored with a simple dressing. It can be served as an appetizer, as a side dish […]

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CZECH TOMATO and ONION SALAD

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Tomato salad with onion is one of the most popular salads eaten in the Czech Republic. This dish is very suitable for eating in the summer when we have fresh tomatoes. It is a light and refreshing salad. And, It is a perfect side dish for roasted or meat grilled meat. The instructions are very […]

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CZECH POTATO DUMPLINGS

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Czech Potato Dumplings are made from boiled potatoes. Various recipes were created in the 19th Century, which have become a natural part of Czech cuisine. We eat potato dumplings sprinkled with breadcrumbs, fried onions or gravy. Potato dumplings are a suitable side dish for meat with sauerkraut or spinach.

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HOMEMADE CZECH STYLE TARTAR SAUCE

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In the Czech Republic, people can’t imagine life without tartar sauce. They eat it with boiled potatoes, fries and other fried meals, they eat it more than ketchup. There are different ways to prepare tartar sauce but some of them are not very healthy. This is one of the healthier (easy and quick) versions. In […]

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CZECH DUMPLINGS in a CUP

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Dumplings are typical for the Czech Republic. People learn most of the dumpling recipes  from their grandmothers.  You can serve this kind of dumpling with different sauces or with sauerkraut as a side dish (e.g. Roast Pork with Dumplings and Sauerkraut, Pork Goulash, Roast Marinated Beef Sirloin with Cream Gravy). This recipe is one of […]

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