Transylvanian sour cabbage rolls

Transylvanian sour cabbage rolls

Stuffed cabbage can be called as one of the basic foods of the Hungarian cuisine, it has a big cult in the Hungarian inhabited regions, only stews can rival this gorgeous dish in popularity. Depending on which part of the country you live or visit, you can see many different … More

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

Sauerkraut – The real multivitamin

Sauerkraut is a typical raw material of the Hungarian cuisine, ingredient of several Hungarian dishes. Sauerkraut is finely sliced cabbage that has been fermented by various lactic acid bacteria. Mankind has been growing cabbage for thousands of years and fermentation goes far back to the ancient times. The aim of … More