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Cottage cheese bundt cake

Cottage cheese bundt cake

This soft and delicious homemade cottage cheese bundt cake is like the little black dress of dessert: it’s elegant in its simplicity and it’s wonderful anytime, anywhere. Butter and cottage cheese create a rich...

Kedves szelet

Kedves szelet

Kedves szelet is an old-fashioned layered cake, which has been a beloved dessert in my family for decades. It consists of 3 soft cake layers, which contain lard and sour cream, and two kinds...

Sausage scones

Sausage scones

There are hundreds of pogácsa recipes, however the common feature of Hungarian scones is that they all have egg, yeast and a considerable amount of fat (butter or lard) in their dough. Pogácsa can...

Rácbab - Serbian bean stew

Rácbab – Serbian bean stew

The Hungarian word rác is the archaic name of the Serbs who have been living in our country for centuries. Many Serbian dishes like gyuvecs, rácponty or rácbab have become a part of the...

Wafers with walnut brittle cream

Wafers with walnut brittle cream

The hometown of wafers known today is Vienna where the first official recipe was created by Joseph Manner in 1898. He laid the foundations for the worldwide success of this sweet by inventing the...

Swabian onion soup

Swabian onion soup

You might wonder why a Swabian onion soup has been published on a Hungarian website. Hungarian-Germans have been living in our country for centuries, they are the second largest minority of Hungary. This group...

Hortobágy pork stew with sausage

Hortobágy pork stew with sausage

If you hear the word Hortobágy, you may associate it with the puszta, herd of grey cattles or the famous meat crepes. But there is also a stew that was named after Hungary’s oldest...

Cheese crescent rolls

Cheese crescent rolls

If you like cheese scones, you may also find these cheese crescent rolls enjoyable. They are filled with salted butter and a mild-tasting cheese – I usually use semi-hard Edam cheese. The dough makes...

Lemon bars

Lemon bars

The recipe of these delicious lemon bars is from my grandmother’s cookbook and it’s more than 60 years old. Lemon bars are one of the best desserts that will certainly bring a smile to...

Derelye with plum butter from pasta dough

Lekváros derelye

Derelye is a classic noodle dish, which appeared in the Hungarian cuisine during the 17th century. It resembles the Italian ravioli and the Polish pierogi, though it’s filled with plum butter or sweetened cottage...

Prepared horseradish

Prepared horseradish

Easter is coming, so it’s time to share the recipe of prepared horseradish. In Hungary horseradish is an inevitable part of the Easter menu, boiled ham can’t be served without this condiment. Stores offer...

Lebbencsleves

Lebbencs soup with ground pork

Lebbencs is one of the simplest noodles that are used in the Hungarian cuisine. It’s the main ingredient of slambuc and túrós csusza, and it’s also the base of the following flavorful lebbencs soup....

Mushroom stew

Mushroom stew

We Hungarians can make stew from almost anything, mushroom is no exception. Packed with a ton of essential vitamins and minerals, mushrooms make for an excellent addition to your diet, adding flavor to many...

Ludaskása

Ludaskása

In autumn and winter we often eat goose, which is an excellent source of protein, iron, vitamin B2 and B6. Ludaskása is one of the most popular goose recipes in Hungary because it uses...

Creamy cauliflower soup with tarragon

Creamy cauliflower soup with tarragon

This creamy cauliflower soup is a pure comfort food; it calls for basic ingredients but yields amazing flavor. If you have a head of cauliflower in the fridge, you probably have everything else you’ll...

Papsapka

Papsapka

Papsapka looks like cottage cheese bundles, but it still differs. This oddly named pastry, which means priest’s cap in English, refers to the form of biretta, a square cap with three or four peaks...

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