Hungarian vintage cookies part 2: Pilot biscuits

Hungarian pilot biscuits

As you might remember, a few weeks ago I already wrote a post about Győri Keksz, the Hungarian cookie factory. I thought the series should be continued with another emblematic product of the company. Generations have grown up enjoying pilot biscuits, that could also be called as the Hungarian oreo: … More

Crackling scones – Tepertős pogácsa

Tepertős pogácsa

Accroding to historians scones (or pogácsa in Hungarian) are one of the oldest biscuits that were already baked  in the time of the Hungarian conquest. Scones are small, round biscuits popular mainly in the Carpathian Basin and on the Balkans. Their name derives from the word focacea (baked dough), which … More

Hungarian vintage cookies: Chocolate-vanilla rings

Vanilla rings

If you asked anyone in Hungary to enumerate some “vintage” things that awaken pleasant memories, chocolate-vanilla rings would be certainly mentioned. These tiny vanilla cookies made of shortcrust pastry and dipped into melted chocolate have been produced by Győri Keksz uninterruptedly since 1963 notwithstanding that the factory was privatized in … More