Goosefoot cake – Lúdláb torta

Goosefoot cake / Lúdláb torta

Its popularity is equal to Rigó Jancsi, at hearing its name chocolate fans sigh pleasurably evoking the taste of rum soaked sour cherries hidden in the dark chocolate cream filling. There are no authentic evidences why this dessert has been called goosefoot, but its name has become inseparable from the … More

The Hungarian royal icing filled isler – Habos isler

Hungarian royal icing filled isler / Habos isler

The Hungarian isler filled with royal icing (habos isler), apart from its shape and the chocolate glaze, has nothing to do with its namesake, the traditional Austrian ischler. This cookie is a rarity from Szolnok, a town that lies at the confluence of the Tisza and Zagyva rivers, in the … More

Ischler cookies – as we like it in Hungary

Ischler cookies

Ischler is an Austrian confection, named after the famous spa town Bad Ischl that Franz Joseph I of Austria chose for his summer residence. Bad Ischl lies in the southern part of Upper Austria, in the centre of the Salzkammergut region. One of the town’s sights is the Zauner Confectionery, … More