Garlic chicken soup

Garlic chicken soup

Family recipes are really appreciated when a loved one passes away, and you realize that those earlier underrated dishes can also keep their memories alive. Garlic chicken soup is an old school dish, one of those memories that bind our family. My granny often made it, every time we eat … More

Hungarian potato soup

Hungarian potato soup

Potato is an essential crop in Hungary, it’s an integral part of our food supply. Potatoes were domesticated in the Andes approximately 7,000–10,000 years ago, but they were introduced outside the Andes only about five centuries ago. It is the world’s fourth-largest food crop, following maize, wheat, and rice, and … More

Lettuce soup

It’s June and lettuce plants are growing their heads industriously in our garden. So I thought I’d take the opportunity to tell you about this super plant and show you how we use it in the kitchen. It’s perhaps not surprising that we have to thank the ancient Egyptians for … More

Veal ragout soup with potato dumplings from the Nyírség

Nyírségi gombócleves

This veal ragout soup is so thick you can stand a spoon up in it. 🙂 It originates from the Nyírség, which is the northeastern part of the Great Hungarian Plain. It’s made with veal and a lot of vegetables, thickened with white roux and liaison (mixture of egg yolks … 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