Archive for November, 2010

Christmas Cookies Part 3: Rings (Venč...
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Sugar rings are popular Slovak and Czech Christmas cookies. The dough is made with ground nuts and the rings are coated in sugar.
Christmas Cookies Part 2: Striped Com...
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Recipe for double-colored striped Christmas cookies filled with apricot jam or Nutella. You can even dip them in chocolate.
Christmas Cookies Part 1: Hearts (Srd...
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Recipe for traditional Slovak and Czech Christmas heart-shaped shortbread cookies filled with currant or strawberry jam. They are delicious!
Cooking for Czech and Slovak Christma...
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Slovak cooking lesson in Washington D.C. and cooking for the Czech and Slovak Christmas bazaar organized by SVU
Pitt Slovak Heritage Festival
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Trip report and photos from the Slovak Heritage Festival and cooking lesson at the University of Pittsburgh in November 2010
Slovak Treasures - and American Slovaks
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Great American Slovaks promoting Slovak culture abroad and Helene Cincebeaux's new Slovakia! Traditions Old and New book.
Bread with Radishes (Chlieb s Reďkovkou)
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How do you eat or prepare radishes? The best way is by slicing them and using them to top good wheat bread.
Bread with Lard (Chlieb s Masťou)
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Lard used to be a common substitute for butter. In Slovakia, it is still common to find bread topped with salted butter offered as a free beer snac...
Pork Cracklings (Škvarky or Oškvarky)
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Recipe for pork cracklings called oskvarky in Slovak. These fried bacon bits are used to top halusky or pierogi.
Meat in Horseradish Sauce (Mäso v Chr...
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Horseradish sauce is popular in Slovakia and the Czech Republic. Visit the site for recipe for this sauce to go with steamed dumpling and baked smo...