Zucchini cream with croutons

      When Jan recently declared he would make a zucchini soup, I wasn’t entirely convinced about the result. For me, it’s not really a classic soup ingredient. But I have to say that I was pleasantly surprised, it was a really light and lovely cream, just fantastic for hot summer days.


      Frankfurter soup

          I have to admit this one is my favourite of all the soups we cooked for the blog. My mum makes one that is a bit similar, so it’s for sentimental reasons, too. If you had to chooses, which soup would you pick as your absolute favourite? My taste is quite classic, so I love […]

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              This was of the first soups I managed to make on my own. The recipe contains the basics to understand, how to prepare lovely creams. In the winter you can enjoy it hot, in the summer cold. It’s really super simple to make and the ingredients are easy to find in all seasons. Potatoes are […]

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              Egg pasta with spring mushrooms, nettles and parmesan

                  First mushrooms, nettles, dandelions: after a long winter finally a sign of spring. Nettles are quite difficult to collect but don’t be afraid. They don’t need much preparation ahead, normally we just blanch them. We can prepare them like spinach, cook a soup or make a spread. As you might know, Czechs are big fans […]

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                  Workman’s carpaccio

                      Gothaj is a Czech salami that was widely popular during communist era. The typical way of eating it was in a pub, accompanied by onions, vinegar and of course, beers. Some people joke that it’s the Czech mortadella (not even close, although it does look a bit alike). When we were asked to create a […]

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                      Sauerkraut soup with sausage and smoked paprika

                          A lot of our friends for some reason think that we only eat truffles, steaks and foie gras at home. Well, it’s not entirely true: sometimes we really feel like eating some classic Czech dish, such as this sauerkraut soup. We Czechs love our soups, doesn’t matter if it’s with potatoes, mushrooms, tripes or liver. […]

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