The history of Trdelník dates back to the 18th century, when the territory of present-day Moravia was settled by Hungarian general József Gvadányi, whose chef brought the recipe of this delicacy.
The truth is that Hungarians, Slovaks and Czechs argue about the origin of Trdelník. It is also true that the recipes differ in small details. It is up to you to discover your favorite Trdelník.
The Trdelník was backed abundantly in homes on St. George day, when according to weather lore “snakes and scorpions come out”. And Trdelník shape really looks like a coiled snake.