Taste Czech Easter: Traditional Spring Cuisine

21 April 2020

You shouldn’t miss the excellent traditional meals served during Easter in the Czech Republic.

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Two opposites meet face to face at Easter – the strict Lenten period and great abundance. Lent is observed until the beginning of Easter and then quite the opposite follows! The spring festival is traditionally celebrated with dozens of various dishes. An interesting thing is that each region has its own dishes, which often differ significantly from one another. However, some dishes are the same all over the Czech Republic. We offer a selection of the best you can try during spring and Easter in the Czech Republic.

An Easter Lamb with a Bell

Since pagan times, Easter has been the most important festival and some old traditions are still observed in Czech gastronomy. You can find an Easter lamb on almost every Easter table. It is a cake made from sweet butter that used to symbolize Christ’s sacrifice. The baked lamb is carefully taken out of the mould, raisins are put into its eyes and the still-warm cake is sprinkled with vanilla sugar. A ribbon with a bell is tied around the lamb’s neck. The lamb is accompanied by an Easter cake on the Easter table. It is a bun made of sweet yeasted dough that tastes similar to the Christmas bread. The cake is usually baked on White Saturday.

For recipe hit the link below.

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