Recipes

100% Whole Wheat Bread (Celozrnný Chl...
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After many months of trying, I finally managed a decent loaf of 100% whole wheat bread that is airy and not sandy. Here is the recipe. The ingredi...
Tart Cherry Rum Cake (Višňové Rezy)
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This Christmas day, I baked a cocoa flavored rum cake topped with a tart cherry cream. It turned out refreshing and juicy. Give it a try!
Baked Plum Jam (Pečený Slivkový Lekvár)
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Plum jam is very important in Slovak cooking. It's used as the filling for kolache, buchty, and many other sweet treats. This is my experiment with...
Meat Roll (Mäsová Roláda)
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Recipe for a popular Slovak dish: meat roll with hard boiled eggs in the middle. It's quite easy to make, you'll need ground pork, eggs, onions, ga...
Fruit Pierogi (Ovocné Pirôžky)
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Recipe for one of my favorite dishes from my childhood: sweet fruit filled pierogi covered with toasted bread crumbs.
Meteník (Sauerkraut Biscuits)
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On my recent trip to Slovakia this past October, we visited the UNESCO World Heritage historical village of Vlkolínec. There I got a chance to try ...
Caramel Nut Wafers (Griláž)
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Griláž (or grilážky) are waffle cookies filled with a creamy caramel nut filling. They are a favorite of mine. You can make them at home without mu...
Apple Cake (Jablkový Koláč)
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Recipe for an easy traditional Slovak apple cake. It consists of a cinnamon apple filling between two layers of dough.
Stuffed Trout (Plnený Pstruh)
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Thanksgiving tradition in the United States is a baked turkey stuffed with a bread-based stuffing. We instead decided to make a Thanksgiving meal w...
Vegetable Stew with Dumplings (Vegeta...
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My recipe for a vegetarian paprikash: stew of mushrooms, tomatoes, and peppers in a cream sauce and served with potato dumplings