Svíčková na smetaně



Marinated sirloin (or simply svíčková; svíčková is the name for both the sauce and the meat (pork side or beef side) used for this dish; na smetaně means in cream, and it means that the svíčková sauce is with cream. Braised beef, usually larded, with a svíčková sauce—a thick sauce of carrot, parsley root, celeriac and sometimes cream. This dish is often served with knedlíky, chantilly cream—sweet, whipped cream—cranberry compote (kompot) and a slice of lemon.



Regionally called cmunda or vošouch in Pilsen and strik or striky in Czech Silesia are fried pancakes similar to rösti made of grated raw potato, flour, carrots or sour cabbage, and rarely sausage. They are spiced with marjoram, salt, pepper, and garlic, and usually sized to fit the cooking dish. Smaller variants are often eaten as a side dish.



It is a burger usually made from pork, beef, minced fish or other meat. It is often mixed with egg and commonly crumbled with Czech triple coat. It can be vegetable-based with pastry pieces or flour and in both versions fried on both sides or baked.

Nudle s mákem and Bramborové šišky s mákem

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Homemade noodles with ground poppy seeds are called nudle s mákem; these are served with powdered sugar and melted butter. A similar dish is potato buns with poppy seeds (bramborové šišky s mákem), and are called cones (šišky), because they resemble the cones of coniferous trees.

Smažený sýr


Smažený sýr (colloquially smažák), is a fried cheese battered in Czech triplecoat—usually Eidam or Hermelín—about 1 cm thick or a whole serving of Hermelín coated in flour, egg and bread crumbs like Wiener schnitzel, fried and served with tartar sauce (tatarská omáčka), ketchup or potatoes.