Steamed Dumpling (Parená Knedľa) recipe
Learn how to make the steamed dumpling commonly served in Slovakia and the Czech republic. Goes great with goulash, stews, and any other saucy dish. Step-by-step illustrated instructions.
Goulash Soup (Gulášová polievka) recipe
Goulash soup is a delicious concoction of beef, potatoes, onion, tomatoes, green peppers and various spices. Visit the website to learn how to make it from an easy illustrated step-by-step recipe!
Sauerkraut Soup (Kapustnica) recipe
Step-by-step recipe for traditional Slovak Christmas sauerkraut soup. Besides sauerkraut, it includes mushrooms, smoked sausage, onion, apples and a ton of spices.
Segedin Goulash (Segedinský Guláš) recipe
Segedin goulash (Segedinský guláš) is a popular Slovak stew made of pork and sauerkraut. It's served with a special bread-sized steamed dumpling. Visit the website to learn how to prepare it from step-by-step illustrated recipe.
Cottage Cheese Buns (Tvarohové Buchty) recipe
Buchty are to Slovakia what cookies are to America. They are delicious sweet dough brick-shaped buns. Buchty are filled with cottage cheese or a variety of jams. Visit the website to learn how to make them following this illustrated, step-by-step recipe for buchty.
Potato Dumplings (Halušky) recipe
Learn how to make Slovak halusky from an Illustrated recipe. Halusky are potato dumplings commonly eaten in Slovakia as a side dish or a main meal topped with bryndza or cabbage. They are delicious!
Potato Pancakes (Zemiakové Placky) recipe
Potato pancakes (zemiakové placky, or also called haruľa) are very popular in Slovakia. They are similar to latkes, but are seasoned with marjoram, black pepper, garlic and onion. They are easy to prepare and very delicious. Visit the website for the illustrated step-by-step recipe.
Plum Dumplings (Slivkové Knedle) recipe
Learn how to make plum dumplings. They are plums covered in special type of dough and are topped with poppy seeds or crushed walnuts. Very tasty!
Creamy Garlic Soup (Krémová Cesnaková Polievka) recipe
Slovak garlic soup comes in many varieties. Here I show you how to prepare the traditional one, consisting of basically mashed potatoes and, you guessed it, garlic.
Fried Cheese (Vyprážaný syr) recipe
Step-by-step instructions for preparing fried cheese with french fries and a garnish of vegetables. This dish is very popular in Slovak and Czech restaurants!
Lettuce Soup (Šalátová Polievka) recipe
Lettuce soup is one of the staples of Slovakia. It is a quick and easy to prepare dish, consisting of very little than a head of iceberg lettuce and some dill. In this recipe, I show you how to prepare it using illustrated, step-by-step instructions.
Sour Bean Soup (Kyslá Fazuľová Polievka) recipe
Sour bean soup (kyslá fazuľová polievka) is one of the traditional Slovak soups. Visit the website to learn how to prepare it from an illustrated step-by-step recipe.
Caraway Soup (Rascová Polievka) recipe
Recipe for Grandma Gasso's caraway soup. This soup is very simple but hearty. Water, celery, caraway seeds and dumplings.