Author: Eszter

Stefánia meatloaf

Stefánia meatloaf

Stefánia meatloaf is the big brother of pork patties. It’s prepared from a similar meat mixture, stuffed with hardboiled eggs, and instead of pan-frying it’s baked in the oven. Hardboiled eggs are sometimes replaced...

Russian cream torte

Russian cream torte – Oroszkrém torta

The recipe of Russian cream torte appeared and was widepsread between the World Wars. Despite its name this torte has nothing to do with the Russians; it was invented by a Hungarian pastry chef,...

Fried liver with onion

Fried liver with onions

Liver is often avoided, but it can actually be very flavorful and enjoyable if it’s cooked right. This offal is a rich source of various nutrients which are very important for human health. It’s...

Hungarian goulash soup

Hungarian goulash soup

Goulash is one of the Hungarian national dishes and a symbol of the country. Originally I didn’t want to post its recipe because I thought everyone can make it, but while browsing the web...

Hungarian rice pudding souffle

Rizskoch – Hungarian rice pudding souffle

Rizskoch is a turbo version of the normal rice pudding, a kind of souffle improved by adding eggs to it. As a first step you have to make a rice pudding, and once it’s...

Chocolate walnut slices

Chocolate-walnut slices

The recipe of these supernal chocolate-walnut slices is more than 60 years old, my granny left it to us in her cookbook. Walnut is a popular ingredient of pastries baked during the fall-winter season...

Lentil soup with tarragon

Lentil soup with tarragon

Though lentils were considered as a food of poor for a long time, now they are integral part of everyday consumption, regardless of the finanacial situation. In Hungary lentils are usually prepared as a...

Coconut cubes

Hungarian coconut cubes

Coconut isn’t a typical Hungarian ingredient, but there are a few Hungarian recipes that call for shredded coconut. One of those is coconut cubes. Many people think, wrongly, that those cubes are made of...

Apple pancake rings

Apple pancake rings

Apple has been accompanying the history of humanity, there are only a few fruits that have such a long past as the apple. Apple’s story dates back to the Stone Age, European folks already...

Garlic pork rib roast with parsley potatoes

Garlic pork rib roast with parsley potatoes

We Hungarians love pork, however it’s prepared. It works like a blank canvas that compels you to unleash your creativity. The number of preparation methods are infinite: pork can be braised, roasted, fried, grilled...

Potato pancakes

Lapcsánka alias potato pancakes

There is perhaps no other food that has more names in the Hungarian language than potato pancake. Tócsni, lapcsánka or röszti – they are only three from its 60 names. Whatever it’s called, everyone...

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