You can really savour the region thanks to local culinary specialities, traditional methods and ingredients. Let your senses flow in the unmistakeable fragrance and taste of local cuisine and enjoy.
As the slivovitz, apple spirit or pear spirit, soups were made of fresh, boiled to mash, or dried fruit, milk with stirred flour was added, and boiled potatoes were usually served as a side dish.
Vysocké zelí (sauerkraut from Vysokoé nad Jizerou)
Renowned variety of a head cabbage from Vysoké nad Jizerou and a border area between the Krkonoše and Jizerské Hory Mountains. Significant characteristic of the Vysocké red cabbage is pointed head and big fragility. The cabbage is very sensitive to damage, and that's why must be treated very carefully. Its main quality is an excellent taste. Red sauerkraut contains great amount of C vitamins, pro vitamin A, and big amount of iron, selenium and lots of vitamin B12. No water is added into sauerkraut, so that the juice during the fermentation process comes only from the cabbage.
Krušnohorská bramboračka (potato soup)
Potato soup with boiled potatoes and thyme.
Děčínská Jeřabinka (rowansberry spirit)
Regional product of a company Valdemar Grešík, located in Děčín. Berries of rowan tree, traditionally used in natural healing, are used to process this spirit. The spirit is popular for its beneficial digestion effect and as a remedy for colds. The Děčínská jeřabinka is recognizable for its unmistakeable zesty taste. Besides, no sugar is added.
Podřipský kaldoun (soup)
Yummy soup thickened with butter roux.
A winner of the International Beer Festival. Brewery in Žatec follows a tradition of Czech beer production of the light legar type in the same way, as this technology was stabilized in the second half of the 19th century.
Chmelový ležák (Hops legar)
Brewed according to a traditional Czech recipe, with full bready taste and high bitterness. It is brewed in the microbrewery U Orloje, which is a part of the Chrám chmele a piva (Hop and Beer Temple). There are beer ingredients displayed, and the beer is brewed right in front of visitors eyes.
Modrý vole s procesím (dumplings from Podřipsko Region)
Very old meal similar to dumplings.
Has been brewed in a newly opened Křinický brewery in Krásná Lípa since 2013. With an opening of the Křinice brewery in a former citizens house at the Křinice square, a tradition of the brewery in the Krásná Lípa town was restored after many decades.
Teplické spa wafers
Sold in several forms: as wafers with sprinkled or cream filling, or as triangles.
Frncochaté knedlíky (dmplings)
Dumplings spilled with melted butter with stewed cabbage.
Cácorka (sauerkraut soup)
Soup of sauerkraut prepared with separately served and boiled potatoes.
Mushrooms baked with diced onion.
Vysocké bobky (Vysocké pastry)
Traditional regional pastry, reminding gingerbread with its taste.
Soup from the Ore Mountains, of elderberry flowers, flavoured with a drop of wine, apple or raisins.
Brewery Kocour – Varnsdorf
According to employes of the brewery Kocour (Tomcat), a beer can be drunk either according to a season, or to a mood. That's why this brewery has many beer specials in their assortment, from strong legars to various top fermented beers like wizen, stout, suasion and pale.
Home-made fruit wines from the wine trail in Litoměřice
Fruit growing and manufacturing of homemade spirits and wines belong in a long term among traditional gastro specialities in Litoměřicko.
Renowned for its quality. The onion was awarded with the Best Regional Product of the whole region title in 2010. Locals from Račetice started to call it, for its indispensability in the kitchen, cibule kuchyňská (the kitchen onion). The agriculture company of Mr. Josef Ryšavý in Račetice has been already devoted to the onion growing for three generations.
Bílinská kyselka (mineral water)
The Ústí nad Labem area is famous for its spa destinations and mineral waters. Recently, the unique Bílinská kyselka (acidulous water) goes through its revival, and same way a revitalization of the whole complex of the local mineral water bottling plant takes place.
Češovská pálenka (spirit from Češov)
Local spirit renowned for both a quality and a processing with modern technologies. Made of various types of fruit – cherries, sour cherries, pears, grapes and currants.
Grated potatoes baked with meat and parsley.