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Csikós tokány - Wrangler's pork stew

Csikós tokány – Wrangler’s pork stew

Tokány is a typical Hungarian dish that everyone knows, and everyone has their own concept how to cook it. For this reason there’s no standard recipe for tokány, you can’t apply a general schema...

Breaded semolina porridge squares

Breaded semolina porridge squares

We Hungarians love breading foods. The standard three-step breading process works on a variety of meats, cheese and vegetables – and surprisingly, also on semolina porridge (tejbegríz). A dense semolina porridge is spread evenly...

Dried bean soup with quince

Dried bean soup with quince

Dried bean soups are hearty and perfect for chilly days. My grandmother often cooked dried bean soup with quince. She generally made it without meat because in shortage economy meat was a pipe dream...

Hajtovány - Cheese buns

Hajtovány – Cheese buns

Hajtovány is a popular savoury pastry made in many regions of Hungary. It has a simple yeasted dough that is filled with a butter-egg-cheese mixture (sometimes smoked ham is added too). I used Edam...

Darafelfújt - Semolina pudding souffle

Darafelfújt – Semolina pudding souffle

Búzadara or gríz – these are the two Hungarian words we use for the gritty, coarse particles of wheat (regardless of the wheat’s type) that are milled down after extracting finer flour. Darafelfújt or...

Húsos galuska - Meaty dumplings

Húsos galuska – Meaty dumplings

Meaty dumplings are a no fuss noodle dish that can help you solve your “what’s for lunch/dinner” dilemma. It’s a combination of the popular Hungarian galuska (or nokedli) and a thick stew made from...

Peach biscuits

Peach biscuits

In Hungary peach biscuits played a part at weddings for decades in the 20th century, when the wedding desserts were made by family members and friends at home. Their preparation is quite time consuming,...

Vegetable soup with zucchini and butter dumplings

Vegetable soup with zucchini and butter dumplings

This vegetable soup with zucchini is a great way to make use of your garden veggies. Zucchini, carrot, onion, green peas and mushrooms combined with some herbs and butter dumplings… it’s a perfect choice...

Cabbage in tomato sauce

Cabbage in tomato sauce

Cabbage in tomato sauce is one of those divisive canteen foods in Hungary, which either appeals to you or gives you the shivers. However homemade version may have a surprise in store for those...

Carrot stew

Répafőzelék – Carrot stew

This carrot stew is an old family recipe, we often cook and usually serve it with boiled pork (it can be a delicious sidedish after a pork bone stock). The only seasoning used in...

Savoury crepes with mushrooms and ham

Savoury crepes with mushrooms and ham

In Hungary homemade crepe-like pancakes are usually served for lunch as a second course after a thick soup. The filling is almost always something sweet, homemade version is filled with fruit jam, cottage cheese,...

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