Eastern Europe Culinaryback
What is the Eastern European cuisine like? Well, this is a tricky question. As Eastern Europe comprises of many different countries, all of which have different historical and cultural origin, there isn’t anything like an iconic food for the whole region. While some of the countries prefer grains as the main food ingredient, others use more dairy, vegetable or fruits. But there is one thing in common – the DELICIOUSNESS beyond belief. No matter what you try, you’ll love it ! (or not) but it is definitely worth trying. So which are those dishes?
Knedlo-vepro-zelo (pork with cabbage sauce and dumplings)
Svickova (sirloin with cream sauce and dumplings)
Roasted goose or duck with steamed cabbage and dumplings
Palacinky (similar like pancakes, only with a smoother consistency and much thinner, also known as ´crepes´)
Strudl (apple strudl, rolled apple cake)
Halusky (potato gnochi with traditional Slovak sheep cheese and fried bacon)
Perkoelt (pork in cream sauce with strong red pepper flavor, usually served with gnocchi or pasta)
Bramborak (harsh potato pancakes fried or baked in the oven)
Meat filled potato dumlings (potato dumplings filled with smoked pork meat, usually served with sour cabbage or fried onion)
Kolacky (traditional little wedding cakes, usually filled with sweet curd cheese and plum jam, sometimes nuts or poppies)
Beer – Pilsner, Budweisser – world famous iconic brands Made in Czech Republic
Wine – red or white, sweet or dry, our regions have them all. Especially world famous Tokai with its smooth sweet taste is worth trying once you're in Hungary or Eastern Slovakia.