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Valašsky Frgal: large kolach

Most of Czech food lovers have heard about kolaches. In this class, you will be introduced to a version that is not so commonly known in the U.S., but it is incredibly delicious and popular in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Valassky frgal has a shape like a pizza, but the dough is clearly a special kolach dough. The topping is usually at least 50% of all kolach, so if you like a lot of toppings, this will be your favorite. The final touch is a delicate topping of streusel that will bring this kolach to perfection. Part of this class will be the preparation of fillings from scratch: plum and pear.

Note: Suitable for vegetarians.

Our popular virtual cooking classes are back! Cook and eat an authentic Czech and Slovak dish from the comfort of your home. Join us on Zoom and learn from Czech-born Chef Tom Slepicka in these hands-on, interactive classes.

Slepicka graduated from culinary school in his hometown, Brno, located in the Czech Republic. While still in school, he established a successful full-service catering company, which operated in the Czech Republic, Slovak Republic, and Austria. Slepicka moved to the U.S. with his wife in 2014. From 2015-16, he operated the Czech Deli at the NewBo City Market. The goal of his courses is to make tasty and high-quality meals accessible to everyone.

Cost per class:
$25/ member household
$30/non-member household

Special Offer (with free gifts!) to purchase a bundle of the entire series:
$100/ member household
$120/ non-member household
By purchasing the 5-class bundle, you get one class free + $20 worth of gift cards ($10 to spend in the Museum Store and $10 to spend at the Cookery Store).

Sponsored by GreatAmerica Financial Services

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about how to access the class. Participants will need high-speed internet and a computer, tablet, or smartphone to access the course content. You will need a webcam and microphone to interact with the chef during the class. The recipe, tools needed, and any prep you might need to do ahead of time will be emailed a week before each class. You will purchase the ingredients and cook along with the chef during the class.

For additional information, need assistance, or an accommodation for any ticketed programs or RSVP events, please contact Sarah Henderson at: 319-362-8500 ext. 231 or email shenderson@ncsml.org.


April 21, 2021
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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