Layered strudel cake – Százrétű rétes

Százrétű rétes / Hundred layered strudel

Hundred layer strudel or prekmurska gibanica – even though it’s a traditional Slovenian dessert,  transborder Hungarians living in Slovenia often bake this cake, so it has place in my recipe collection. If you see a resemblance between this “strudel” and flódni, you are not far from the truth. This cake … More

Bonfire stack – Máglyarakás

Bonfire stack / Máglyarakás

Bonfire stack or máglyarakás is a good example for food recycling: stale bread, crescents or sweet bread (kalács) take on a new meaning in this very simple, but variable dessert. This dainty is actually a flashy and tasty bread pudding enriched with apple, apricot jam and with a lovely meringue … More

Lemon roast pheasant with onion-apple sauté

Roasted lemon pheasant with apple-onion sauté

Hunting has a long tradition in Hungary, the diversified and ample game population provides great possibilities for hunters nearly all year round. The atmosphere of coursings in the autumn-winter season is fascinating and incomparable. Both large and small games can be hunted in different regions of the country, the homeland … More

Apple pancake rings

Apple pancake rings

Apple has been accompanying the history of humanity, there are only a few fruits that have such a long past as the apple. Apple’s story dates back to the Stone Age, European folks already dealt with apple-growing at that time. The Greeks and Romans continued this tradition and during their conquests … 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