Mátrai borzaska – Pork chops coated in grated potatoes

Mátrai borzaska

Mátrai borzaska means breaded pork chops topped with sour cream, garlic and cheese. Its literal English translation means unkempt meat, which refers to its looks as the coat is made of grated potatoes. In opposition to the traditional breaded cutlet that is dipped into flour, beaten egg and breadcrumbs, borzaska … More

Leek soup

Leek soup

Leek is a super winter vegetable that plays a leading role in several dishes like soups, one-course meals and side dishes. It’s a low-energy-dense food and contains  various vitamins and minerals, therefore it makes our nourishment variegated during the winter season without eating too many calories. Leek’s origin can’t be … More

Apple soup

Apple soup

The recipe of this apple soup has come down to us from my maternal great-grandmother. The apple is in pleasant harmony with the carrot and parsley root. It’s very important to choose a tart apple variety otherwise the soup will lose its character. It’s an easy-to-make soup, there is only … More

Somlo Trifle

Somlo trifle or somlói galuska is one of the most famous desserts of the Hungarian confectionery. Two legends are linked with its name; according to the first one the trifle was named after the Somlyó hill of Fót (a small town near Budapest), another legend says that the wife of … More