Csalamádé – Mixed vegetable pickle

Mixed pickle - Csalamádé

In Hungary main meals are often (or rather always) served with pickled vegetables. Cucumber, beet root, water melon, stuffed peppers or csalamádé –  they are all splendid and make any meat dish lively. Mixed vegetable pickle is usually made with finely shredded cabbage, cucumber, pepper, carrot and onion, but green … More

Homemade fermented cucumbers

Leavened_cucumber

Fermented cucumbers – the eternal summer favourite, obligatory attendant of stews and roasted meats; sunshine and warm are necessary to prepare these delicious fermented pickles. The basic recipe isn’t too complicated: all you need are cucumber, salt, dill, water, leavened bread and a big jar. Debate about its ideal salt … More