Home Recipes



Can we use leaves and stems of carrot or beetroot or even pepper seeds?

Radek Štěpán 22. 01. 2023

Some of us are very motivated these days to use kitchen waste as much as possible and follow the “zero waste” trend and some of us simply hate to see their money wasted … but do not know how to…


The secret of beetroot

Radek Štěpán 26. 12. 2022

Do you like beetroot? Well, we do but many of us share rather unpleasant childhood memories about beetroot, right? The red stuff that was added to those infamous salads served in school canteens. Sterilized beetroot tasted like nothing so no…


Do not forget to add water into fermenting cabbage

Radek Štěpán 20. 12. 2022

Do you make your own sauerkraut at home? Many of us do because it is a true elixir full of vitamins, which we need especially during the winter. Fruits and vegetables from supermarkets often contain many chemicals and preservatives but…

How to remove scales from carp

Radek Štěpán 16. 12. 2022

Carp is simply inseparable from Christmas and the fresher, the better. But fresh fish need to be cleaned thoroughly and that could be difficult sometimes. Specially the scales. Well, here are few options you can choose from. In reality, removing…


Do not throw tangerine peels in the trash. Use them.

Radek Štěpán 14. 12. 2022

Tangerine peels are a typical example. We love this great fruit, but the peels often go straight to the bin or compostand that is a shame, because you can still use peels and in many different ways. That is, if…


Baking apples is fun!

Radek Štěpán 13. 12. 2022

Today, we shall not teach you how to bake the the typical caramel apples that came from the US. Today we shall give you a recipe how to make a typical Czech Christmas delicacy that will make your entire house…


The apple season is here. How to use and store big harvest

Radek Štěpán 05. 10. 2022

Apples are beneficial for human health. These popular fruits contain plenty of vitamin C, fibre and are known for their ability to reduce risk of cardiovascular disease, stroke, some cancers and even asthma. On top of all that they taste…


Canning cucumber and zucchini salads for the winter

Radek Štěpán 06. 09. 2022

There are never enough good canning recipes. And what is a better time to do some canning then now when harvesting efforts of all types are all around us? Today I’m going to show you my favourite zucchini and cucumber…

home ketchup

Cook it, mix it and taste it: A homemade ketchup crushes store-bought ketchups

Radek Štěpán 03. 09. 2022

The tomato harvest is gradually reaching its peak and each of us probably uses tomatoes in a similar way. Many people dry sweet tomatoes, many eat them raw or make different salads out of them. Some people even preserve tomatoes…



Radek Štěpán 27. 08. 2022

Black elder or elderberry is a wonderful plant – it grows on its own, does not need any care and you can harvest fruits twice a year: when it blooms you can collect its beautiful white flowers, and when it…