Minced meat is simply meat that has been passed through a mincing machine to break it down into smaller pieces. Since I was kid I remember that my grandma has it at home and my parents as well and they used to prepare their minced meat by themselves. Therefore, I love to go with butchers … Continue reading Minced meat – Grandpa´s meat loaf and cheesy meatballs
This type of cake is a type of sweet pastry that is made by baking already more than 90 years. To be honest... I remember already my grand-grandmother to prepare this delicious cake 🙂 This is a typical pastry not only in the Czech Republic, but also in Poland, Austria and southern parts of Germany … Continue reading Old Bohemian marble cake
When I say Czech classic then I really mean Czech classic. Czechs love potato salads. They use it to make special sandwiches called “chlebicky,” but also just as a side to main dishes. And, for example, a typical Christmas dinner includes potato salad with fried carp or schnitzel (mainly pork one, as traditionally speaking - any … Continue reading Czech classic… Pork schnitzel with “famous Christmas” potato salad
Each sunrise is a fresh start a new day a brand new pencil on an empty page... Today, we had an "Indian summer". Beautiful and warm sunny day. Perfect day to go to the forest and if being lucky, bring some mushrooms back for lunch! 🙂 And guess what.. we were lucky! I think, for … Continue reading Let´s go mushrooming!
It is said that the soup is the sign of good and warm home. And for the good garlic soup it means double of that! I have arrived to Czech Republic and really miserable weather has welcomed us here... Little Canito is fighting with constantly full nose and me just with windy, wet and cold … Continue reading Real old Bohemian garlic soup
Do you know that red cabbage’s origins are strictly European? Cabbage and sour cabbage is a symbol of Central Europe. The Americans even called immigrants from the German and Austrian countries (and the Czechs) Krauts, therefore English speaking countries and language itself have taken over the word sauerkraut without a long search for their own … Continue reading Baked pork with red cabbage
Goulash time again 🙂 This is the type of dish I really like to prepare – you can add basically whatever your taste buds are requesting. This time it is beans goulash with spicy twist and tender beef. What do you need 500 g beef (whatever type you prefer) optionally you can add chorizo or … Continue reading Beans and goulash #4