Pickled Sausage (Utopenec)

Spekacek (pronounced as shpekahchek), a thick Czech sausage used for pickeling utopenec firstly appeared at the General Land Centennial Exhibition in Prague in 1891 and became a popular delicasy. It originally had to contain 38,5 % beef, 17,5 % pork, 17 % bacon, 23 % ice and the rest of it were spices. At the begining of Czechoslovakian 90’s, the quality went … Continue reading Pickled Sausage (Utopenec)

Mom’s Meatballs

Everything started with “Four Joy Meatballs” in China around 200 BC. From that point on, meatballs spread through Arabic States to Ancient Rome. They probably got into the Czech Lands when Charles IV, the first King of Bohemia also became the Holy Roman Emperor. For 25 Mom’s meatballs, you’ll need: 600 g (1.3 lbs) minced … Continue reading Mom’s Meatballs