Hungarian cream puffs – Képviselőfánk

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Hungarian cream puffs are so amazing and splendid, much better than profiteroles or éclairs; I always make them for Christmas. They are called képviselőfánk in Hungarian, which literally means “representative’s doughnut”. Officially the origin of képvislőfánk is wrapped in mystery, but according to a legend these cream puffs were served … More

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

Fedák Cake – In memory of a great actress

This cake cherishes the memory of Sári Fedák (1879-1955), one of the best known and most successful Hungarian actresses. She was one the greatest operetta prima donnas of the Hungarian theatre in the 20th century. She performed in several Hungarian and foreign theaters (Vienna, Berlin, Paris, London, US). More