Kolozsvári layered sauerkraut – Kolozsvári rakott káposzta

Kolozsvári layered sauerkraut

We Hungarians like to make challenging foods, layered dishes serve as a good example. Don’t worry, their preparation doesn’t call for professional skills, but you will face a big pile of messy pots and pans that have to be washed up afterwards. 🙂 Kolozsvári layered sauerkraut is one of the … More

Hungarian sauerkraut soup – Korhelyleves

Sauerkraut soup

The Hungarian name of this sauerkraut soup is korhelyleves whose literal English translation means drunkard’s soup. It’s eaten traditionally on New Year’s Day  as it’s considered to be an effective cure of hangover.  The soup’s sourish flavour can supposedly relieve the hangover’s unpleasant symptomes – in the absence of personal … More

Pork stew with sauerkraut

Pork stew with sauerkraut is an obligatory dish of pig-killing day in several regions of the country. Traditionally it’s served for lunch, it’s a real energy bomb, very tasty, high in calories, but it doesn’t contain carbohydrate. It’s easy to prepare, it can be fouled up only in one way: … More