Category Archives: Eat

Chlebičky

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I’m writing this after spending the whole day lazing around in my pajamas.  The hectic time of wrapping and unwrapping presents, baking cookies, cooking meals and going to parties left and right, is over.  It’s time to enjoy the weekend … 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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A dessert without a name

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Here’s one sweet treat I came up with which badly needs a name.  Few people have already asked me what it’s called and I brilliantly replied ” uhm, a dessert?” You can say it’s a distant cousin of the Filipino … Continue reading

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Garam masala spiced turkey with vegetables

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I have a thing for spicy foods.  It’s no wonder Indian and Thai are two of my favorite cuisines.  They’re just as crazy as me when it comes to chili.  I would probably go into shock and would get catatonic … Continue reading

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Baked apple dumplings/ mini strudels

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I call them mini strudels because they taste almost like the traditional Czech pastry.  While the latter has a much more complicated recipe/ingredients for the dough, this one is, by far, the easiest dough I have ever made from scratch.  And … Continue reading

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