Monthly Archive: May 2015

Pásztortarhonya

Sheperd’s noodles / Pásztortarhonya

Pásztortarhonya is a typical Hungarian one-pot meal, a great and filling legacy of old times. Hungarians’ ancestors were stock-breeder and they lived a nomadic life, therefore they were forced to cook simple, but substantial...

Elderflower soft drink

Elderflower soft drink

Hungary is in elderflower season right now and it’s the perfect time to make a refreshing drink from the heavily scented blossoms of Sambucus nigra. Don’t buy expensive elderflower drink, it’s quick and easy to...

Transylvanian beef stew

Transylvanian beef stew with polenta

Transylvanian beef stew belongs to the large family of tokány, which is a kind of stew that doesn’t contain paprika, seasoned with black pepper and tomato instead. Tokány is not equal with pörkölt; the...

Madártej

Floating islands

Meringue floating on crème anglaise – this is the composition of this simple and light dessert of French origin. In Europe it’s known by different names: in France it’s called oeufs à la neige...