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

Hungarian gingerbread biscuits – Mézes puszedli

Hungarian gingerbread biscuits

There are two things that dominate/determine the scent of Advent fairs: mulled wine and gingerbread. Those two spicy fragrances help you prepare for Christmas in a festive spirit.  In Hungary you can meet two kinds of gingerbread: one of them is mézeskalács that means the well-known, cutout and decorated gingerbread … More