Russian cream torte – Oroszkrém torta

Russian cream torte

The recipe of Russian cream torte appeared and was widepsread between the World Wars. Despite its name this torte has nothing to do with the Russians; it was invented by a Hungarian pastry chef, who worked at the Oroszi Kávéház (Russian Coffee House) in Budapest, so oroszkrém torta is a … More

Somlo Trifle

Somlo trifle or somlói galuska is one of the most famous desserts of the Hungarian confectionery. Two legends are linked with its name; according to the first one the trifle was named after the Somlyó hill of Fót (a small town near Budapest), another legend says that the wife of … More

Indiáner

The story of the Indiáner relates closely to the Theater an der Wien whose intendant was Count Ferdinánd Pálffy in the first half of the 19th century. The count took notice of an Indian artiste who he managed to engage for guest appearance in the Viennese theater. The intendant asked … More