Several traditional Hungarian dishes are great explanations for the meaning of “comfort food”. As November just started, we are all going to feel the sensation of these fabulous dishes during the winter season. Cooking slowly and simply, we appreciate the tastes, the nostalgia, and the combination of flavors, what they bring into our house. The famous Bean Soup a la Jókai, i...Read More
Hungarian Christmas Dishes
As we are getting close to the holiday season you might think of trying myriad foods from different countries, rather than your own traditional dishes. If you feel like challenging yourself with traditional Hungarian cooking, I would like to share three recipes with you, that will definitely make the holiday season memorable. Fish soup, stuffed cabbage and bejgli, these di...Read More
Starting your day with sweet white flour bakery products, having heavy soups with meat, (and meat again as main dish), and of course a delicious cake as dessert, the everyday Hungarian cuisine is considered very tasty, albeit is not considered healthy. The main ingredients of our typical dishes are: onion, lard and paprika. They are not unhealthy in little amounts, but cook...Read More
Cold soups ?
While in most countries, hot soups are consumed in cold weather, or as a treatment against flu, in Hungary, it is very common to eat this delicious cold soup before the main dish. Although there are some equally (or maybe even more) popular cold soups ( ex. gazpacho from Spain), these are usually not sweet. The most popular is the fruit soup, made of sour cherry, but you ca...Read More