Monthly Archive: November 2014

Czech donut

Tarkedli, the Czech donut

Tarkedli (or talkedli) is a Czech donut that appeared in the Hungarian cuisine first in the 19th century. In the sometime Austro-Hungarian Monarchy the wealthier families liked to employ Czech female chefs who were...

Leek soup

Leek soup

Leek is a super winter vegetable that plays a leading role in several dishes like soups, one-course meals and side dishes. It’s a low-energy-dense food and contains  various vitamins and minerals, therefore it makes...

Celeriac salad

Celeriac salad

Although winter is coming, we don’t even need to give up on fresh salads during those frosty months. There are some seasonal vegetables that can be base material of exciting, sometimes unusual salads. One...

Banana leaf 3

Banana leaves from Orosháza

Banana leaf is a brioche-like pastry, that is named after its shape, and contrary to its name it doesn’t contain banana. It’s made from a simple sweet dough similar to brioche, filled with butter...

Apple soup

Apple soup

The recipe of this apple soup has come down to us from my maternal great-grandmother. The apple is in pleasant harmony with the carrot and parsley root. It’s very important to choose a tart...