2 CZECH FOOD AND DRINKSCzech people really like eating. When they gather together for some festive occassion they usually prepare a lot of food and drinks.Although we start to eat healthier now, there are still very popular traditional meals, which are high in calories, fat and sugar. But they are very, very good…
4 Breakfast is said to be the most important meal of the day Breakfast is said to be the most important meal of the day. There is a Czech proverb:Eat your breakfast yourself, share your lunch with your friend and give all your dinner to your enemy…
5 TYPICAL CZECH BREAKFAST We eat:A roll or a slice of bread with butter, salami, cheese, paté or you can have jam or honeyWe drink:Tea with sugar and lemonCocoaMilk (hot or cold)Coffee
6 Some people want to eat healthier, so they have for breakfast cereals, yoghurt or cornflakes with milk and they drink orange juice, but this is not very typicalThere are still people who do not have breakfast, but it is not good.
8 Lunch is the biggest meal of the day. It usually consists of two courses:· soup· main courseWe sometimes eat a dessert after the lunch.
9 THE MOST TYPICAL CZECH SOUPS Potato soupBeef soup with liver ballsChicken soupBean soupLentil soupGarlic soupSauerkraut soupDill soup with sour cream
10 MAIN COURSES Roast pork meat with cabbage and dumplings Roast beef sirloin with cream sauce and dumplingsBeef goulashPork escalope with potato saladRoast chicken with ricePotato pancakes filled with meatFried cheese with chips
11 SWEET MAIN COURSESCheese dumplings filled with fruit (apricots,plums or blueberries)Noodles with poppy seedsPancakes filled with jam or cheese fillingPotato dumplings with poppy seedsBread pudding with apples
12 DESSERTS Ice cream with cream and topping Custard with fruit and cream Fruit saladSome kind of cake
14 Some families usually have hot meals for dinners, the same ones as for lunch In other families they prefer lighter meals, for example bread with cold meat, ham, salami, sausages or cheese and vegetablesThose who want to lose their weight have only some fruit or they go running instead