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Fermented Cucumber – recipe

Kovászos uborka, or koviubi (slang) is the favorite fermented vegetable in the summer in Hungary. It is best with grilled meats, sausages, but also nice with fried chicken or fish. No need to buy pickled vegetables in the supermarket, when the weather is hot, sun is shining, it is the perfect time to prepare your cucumber! This refreshing vegetable does not need vinegar for t...
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Farmers Markets in Budapest

Czakó Piacz
Many of the locals in Hungary tend to buy their fresh food products in farmers markets, market halls or even from moving markets, which are quite popular in the countryside. Tasteless strawberries or green banana from the southern hemisphere, tomatoes from the green houses in Spain, do not catch our eyes, our taste, although they are cheap, but also make us to avoid supermarket...
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Great Burgers of Budapest

Zing Burger
The burger fever reached Budapest some years ago, giving us the chance to find a great burger easily  in the center within 200 meters. Classic burgers, juicy burgers, spicy burgers, special burgers, burger menus, the variations are endless, we just need to have the time and belly to find our favorite. If I could only choose one burger place where I really want to go back t...
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5 Spots to Taste Indian Food in Budapest

Experiencing weeks of snow, to eat some hearty, spicy dishes is tempting. Had enough of the local food, and want to explore the international cuisine in Budapest? We give you some tips for Indian food, spots that are popular by the Indians themselves, all exist for several years in Budapest, so they earned our loyalty. Pándzsáb Tandoori Address: 1133 Budapest Pannónia utca 3....
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The Best Tea Houses in Budapest

Tea is the second most popular drink in the world after water. Drinking tea regularly can cover the neccessary liquid consumption in a day, and has several healthy benefits. In several countries, where tea drinking is part of the culture, people experience reduced number of tumorous diseases, heart dieseases, tea has a stress-releving effect and protects for osteoporosis. Besid...
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Korhely Soup for the New Year!

korhely leves
Healing the stomach after new year's eve party is a common need around the world. Korhely soup is the dish that makes the beginning of the new year fabulous. This hot, sour, and thick soup is supposedly better for you than aspirin. The best to prepare it in advance, like other sour cabbage dishes, this soup also becomes tastier with the time. No need for adding extra salt, as...
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Saint Martin’s Day

"Who does not eat goose on Saint Martin's Day, will be starving the following year." Hungarian Proverb November 11th is Saint Martin's Day, and this day is connected to several myths and traditions in Hungary. This is the time to finish the work on the fields, the beginning of Advent. The legend says, that Saint Martin tried to hide in a goose hutch, as he did not want to b...
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Chicken Paprikash – Recipe

Chicken paprikash
Chicken Paprikash A signature dish of Hungary. This hearty chicken dish includes ingredients that are so common in our gastronomy: chicken, paprika, and sour cream. Freshly made noodles on the side, makes it a perfect, tasty lunch or dinner. Ingredients: 3-4 tablespoons vegetable oil or lard 2 medium onion (finely chopped) 1 (3 1/2-pound) chicken (cut up) 1 ...
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Facing the Danube

The hottest days of summer are over, but a couple more heat waves may surprise us, as we are heading towards autumn. So, a couple of days left to really enjoy the river breeze and waves of the Danube. Living in the city center makes it difficult to deal with the hot concrete jungle in the summertime, but luckily we have this beautiful river passing through Budapest, and sever...
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Zserbó recipe

Zserbó A decent holiday table for any Hungarian family, cannot be complete without this rich, nutty, fruity, chocolate covered cake. Thin layers of pastry, lots of apricot jam and ground nuts makes the perfect combination. Zserbó, following the pronunciation of the cake in Hungarian, was created by Gerbaud Emil, a Swiss-born pastry chef, who inherited the pattisserie from Ku...
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