You can’t spend Christmas in the Czech Republic without traditional carp, Pelíšky (Cosy Dens), shoe throwing, and golden pig. Discover the weirdest and most random traditions followed by every Czech in our article!   Carp and the potato salad Carp has been the main character of the Czech Christmas dinner table for hundreds of years, followed by generations. The carp sales started this week, and you can buy fish everywhere in Prague in large tanks full of fresh water. For instance, in Prague 7, the price for carp was 129Kč/kilogram.  The carp first appeared on the Christmas table in the 19th century near the fish farm city of Třeboň, and since then, it has become a beloved dish among the Czechs. Usually,Read more.

Spending your Christmas in the Czech Republic? Would you like to eat typical Czech Christmas dish as well? Today, we are going to learn how to make a typical Czech Christmas dinner. Some Czechs don’t like carp so they would prefer to make a fried schnitzel instead, either chicken or pork. So lets go make your own Czech Christmas dinner! What do you need? – Carp fillets (chicken or pork steak) – Flour (use the one that is called Hladká mouka) – Eggs (raw for the schnitzel and 1 boiled egg for the salad) – Breadcrumbs – Pickles – Onion (lightly boiled or steamed) – Potatoes (whole boiled and peeled potatoes) – Carrots – Peas, corn (not necessary) – MayoRead more.

Every country carries out their own set of traditions and customs each year during the holidays. When moving to the Czech Republic, it’s good to be aware of some customs that may be different from your own. For example, in the Czech Republic, it’s common for households to hold off on getting a Christmas tree until December 23rd or just a few days before. Why? Answers vary, but a few have told me it’s to make sure that the tree is still alive and fresh at home on Christmas Day. Families will usually decorate the tree together on the 23rd and so it will be ready on the 24th — Christmas Day. Yes, even Christmas Day is different in CzechRead more.