Category: Breads, buns & biscuits

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....

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,...

Rugelach

Rugelach

There has been a debate over its origin, but one thing is for sure, rugelach is a light and flaky, crescent-shaped Jewish pastry usually made for Hanukkah and To BiShvat. While some insist that...

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...

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,...

Kapros dübbencs - Dill buns

Kapros dübbencs – Dill buns

The season of fresh dill has begun and its fans may enjoy this amazing herb in several foods: dill sauce is perfect for a light summer lunch, or you can combine dill with cottage...

Cottage cheese bundt cake

Cottage cheese bundt cake

This soft and delicious homemade cottage cheese bundt cake is like the little black dress of dessert: it’s elegant in its simplicity and it’s wonderful anytime, anywhere. Butter and cottage cheese create a rich...

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