Monthly Archives: December 2014

First snowfall

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You’d think that after almost ten years living in the Czech Republic I would already be immune to snow and its charm but no, I’m still like a kid who would wait  and wait some more for the first snowfall … Continue reading

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Traditional Czech Christmas cookies: Medvědí pracky

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In the Czech Republic, most people – ok, maybe even everyone – would get crazy baking cookies at Christmastime as if they were all on a mission to feed the world.  As of this writing, my mother in law has … Continue reading

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Yesterday in Prague

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Da Emanuel As part of my birthday weekend, my husband took me to Da Emanuel yesterday for lunch. It’s an Italian restaurant owned by Czech celebrity chef Emanuel Ridi.  Apparently, my mother in law watches his TV show which made … Continue reading

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Traditional Czech Christmas cookies: Vanilkové Rohlíčky

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So it will be Christmas soon again.  My husband and I started our Christmas baking early this year.  Unlike each year before when we always started with Linzer cookies, this time our first batch is called Vanilkové Rohlíčky which roughly … Continue reading

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