Made in Hungary

Vanilla-coconut cake

Vanilla-coconut cake

This vanilla-coconut cake consists of a cake layer, which is made with egg whites, flour and coconut, and a vanilla custard enriched with coconut, butter and whipped cream. The baking time of the cake...

Pinto bean soup

Pinto bean soup

Pinto beans are affordable, easy to prepare and nutritious, in Hungary they are a commonly used ingredient in many savory dishes like simple pinto bean soup or Jókai bean soup. Pinto beans are highly...

Apple yeast pancakes

Apple yeast pancakes

In this recipe apples are not cut into rings, but they are diced and simply folded into a thick pancake batter, which contains yeast. The yeast creates a super fluffy pancake and also adds...

Sweet millet dumplings - Kölesgombóc

Sweet millet dumplings – Kölesgombóc

Millet (köles) was grown in the Kingdom of Hungary for centuries, it was an important food of everyday diet in the Middle Ages until its cultivation was pushed into the background by wheat and...

Green pea stew with milk and parsley

Green pea stew with milk and parsley

The value of peas is often underestimated, however, this naturally sweet legume is rich in essential vitamins and antioxidants like vitamin K, C and folate, and also loaded with manganese and fibre. In Hungary...

Wax bean stew

Wax bean stew

In Hungary wax beans or yellow beans are more popular than green beans, soup and stew (főzelék) are more often made with them. Wax beans do not contain chlorophyll, this is the reason why...

Classic salty tea biscuits

Classic salty tea biscuits

These salty tea biscuits are often served at parties and weddings in Hungary. They are heavy and dense, as neither yeast nor baking powder can be found in the dough, which is loaded with...

Round challah

Round challah – Kerek barhesz

Challah (barhesz) is an iconic food of the Jewish cuisine. The term challah is applied to any bread that is used in Jewish rituals, it doesn’t have anything to do with a bread’s appearance....

Cauliflower soup with green peas and nokedli

Cauliflower soup with green peas and nokedli

I have recently learned a new cauliflower soup recipe, which is lighter than the old family recipe I shared. This soup is thickened with cream instead of roux, and besides the vegetables it also...

Meringue cookies

Meringue cookies – Habcsók

Though I’m not a big fan of meringue cookies, they are a good way to use leftover egg whites. Whipping egg whites and sugar into a light dessert such as meringues (habcsók) sounds easy,...

Walnut-vanilla cake

Walnut-vanilla cake

This walnut-vanilla cake is an old family recipe. It consists of two different cake layers and a cooked cream filling, which is enriched with creamed butter and ground walnuts. One of the cake layers...

Egérke - Spoon doughnuts

Egérke – Spoon doughnuts

Egérke is a simple Hungarian spoon doughnut recipe (similar to tarkedli), which requires just basic ingredients, so there is a good chance you will have it all on hand. Egérke translates to tiny mouse,...

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