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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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Vegetarian eating places in Budapest

Hungarians are definitely meat lovers, and while the traditional Hungarian restaurants offer few options for vegetarians, the number of great vegetarian eating places are increasing. Surprisingly, Lonely Planet mentioned Budapest among the few superfood cities around the world. For those, who strictly follow the vegan diet, most of the vegetarian restaurants offer several ve...
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World Famous Hungarian Ladies

Estée Lauder
Today is the International Women's day around the world. A day to celebrate femininity, beauty, life, and care, all the nicest part of us, that brings joy and pleasure to ourselves, and to the other people. I would like to share the stories of two Hungarian ladies, who changed the world, showed beauty,  set a great example to everybody that hard work will pay off. Estée ...
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Classic Hungarian Cakes

Rákóczi Túrós
To have a whole picture of the Hungarian gastronomy you cannot leave out visiting at least one confectionary shop and taste one (or some) of the fantastic Hungarian cakes. Rákóczi túrós, Dobos torta, Eszterházy torta, zserbó, krémes, Rigó Jancsi, or Somlói galuska, all  have their own story. Let's learn more about these great delights of the Hungarian culinary art. ...
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A Winter Classic: Mulled Wine

mulled wine
  This sweet and spicy alcoholic beverage is an ultimate favorite all over Europe during the winter season. Most of the times it is made of red wine, but the white wine versions are not rare neither. Where can you find mulled wine in Budapest during winter? Everywhere. As the Christmas markets are closed in Budapest from the beginning of the new year, it does not...
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Hungarian Gastro Faces: The Gundel Family

If anybody ever asks which is the most famous Hungarian restaurant, I believe most of us would say: the Gundel. Not only one, but several members of the Gundel family represented the greatness of the Hungarian cuisine in the last 180 years. Although,  currently no family member is in the gastronomy business, but the name "Gundel" means fine dining, cookbooks, schools and th...
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