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Surprise visit to Praha…

30 Jun

Roasted Duck and Sour White & Red Cabbage in old Bohemian style.

Living in Southern Germany it is very easy to visit  neighbour countries with few hours of travel by car. Last Tuesday was my Birthday. Usually on my Birthday my hubby surprises me with presents. But this time it was a different surprise. Yes, he booked a surprise vacation at Prague. I heard of Prague as a beautiful city and I completely agree with what I have seen.

To have real feel of the city and to interact with people, we decided to use public transport to reach the city from our vacation home. Then we had a long walk around the old city. On our way we were amazed by beautiful ancient buildings all around the old city. Majestic Cathedrals, Charles Bridge with beautiful monuments and it is truely a place with lot of history.  Ok, definitely not the least we wanted to also try the traditional food.  We have ordered for Goulash and Bread Dumpling, Steaks.The food was nicely presented, and it was delicious as it looks.

On Tuesday we visited Prague Castle. I liked the Golden lane among all the attractions inside the castle. After a very nice historical site seeing it was lunch time already. We wanted to go for traditional food again. We found this restaurant 2kms away from the castle which was promising to serve typical food which we were looking for. Our menu was Roasted duck with sour white & red cabbage in old Bohemian Style, Dumplings and Goulash with Potato cakes. I have tried Goulash and sour cabbage several times here in Germany but the bread dumplings was interesting to know.  I also came to know from one of the traditional Czech recipe book that some  recipies are common in German and Czech Cuisine.

At the end of our trip we felt happy and nice. Perhaps two days was short time to know about Prague and decided to visit one more time later.

Some Fresh salad with Balsamic dressing.

Goulash, Bread Dumpling & Potato pancakes.

A delicious Beef Steak….

Goulash with Bread Dumpling.( Hubby dear like Goulash very much and we ordered next day too.)

Pancakes topped with sugar & sour cream, Raspberry sauce.

Walnut cake made with honey and topped with chocolate sauce.

 
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  1. Priya

    July 1, 2011 at 2:24 am

    Omg, thats truly awesome, well done.thats truly nice of ur better half, lovely array of mouthwatering dishes..

     
  2. Suman Singh

    July 1, 2011 at 5:17 am

    Hi sridevi..I hope you doing good..I enjoyed ur post and the foods looks so YUMMY!!

     
  3. Malar Gandhi

    July 1, 2011 at 10:37 am

    Thats indeed a thoughtful present. Nice to know that you had a good time, spread luks delish:)

    Please trail back to me at my new junction part II – http://www.kitchen-mantra.blogspot.com, for the latest updates.

     
  4. Treat and Trick

    July 1, 2011 at 12:02 pm

    Happy belated birthday dear! Nice and delicious treat for your birthday…..

     
  5. Gopika

    July 5, 2011 at 4:20 pm

    Woww.. thats a lovely gift :D So sweet of your hubby :D And belated birthday wishes :D

     
  6. Jay

    July 6, 2011 at 6:17 am

    u r really lucky …belated wishes on your birthday..
    hope u had a great time ..
    mouthwatering dishes..:)