muzika czech christmas

Muzika, the traditional Czech Christmas dessert

Have you ever heard of muzika? Although it means “music” in Czech, this time I’m not refering to actual music but to a traditional Czech Christmas dessert – a compot that has been half forgotten and is prepared only in some regions. Which is a pity because it’s delicious and really easy to make. So …

Grandma’s Knedliky with povidla and poppyseeds

Food was one of the reasons I enjoyed staying with my grandma. There’s one particular dish that I will always remember. It’s called povidlové knedlíky (plum marmelade dumplings) or also pěry and they’re filled with special kind of thick plum jam called povidla and coated with ground poppy seeds and powder sugar. It’s usually eaten as a …