Category: Meat dishes

Chicken ragout with kohlrabi

Chicken ragout with kohlrabi

Chicken ragout with kohlrabi was an old Hungarian recipe that had been forgotten over the past 100 years. It was published for the first time in a cookbook written by Ágnes Zilahy in 1891....

Lacipecsenye

Lacipecsenye

Lacipecsenye is a popular fair food in Hungary, the main attraction of lacikonyha. Lacikonyha is a food stall at fair, which provides fried and roasted meats, fish, hurka and sausage. Lacipecsenye is made from...

Sólet, the slow cooked Jewish-Hungarian stew

Sólet, the slow cooked Jewish-Hungarian stew

Jewish communities have been living in Hungary for nearly 1000 years. The result of this long-term Jewish-Hungarian co-existence is the appearance of Jewish foods – like flódni, latkes, matzo ball soup and sólet –...

Csikós tokány - Wrangler's pork stew

Csikós tokány – Wrangler’s pork stew

Tokány is a typical Hungarian dish that everyone knows, and everyone has their own concept how to cook it. For this reason there’s no standard recipe for tokány, you can’t apply a general schema...

Rácbab - Serbian bean stew

Rácbab – Serbian bean stew

The Hungarian word rác is the archaic name of the Serbs who have been living in our country for centuries. Many Serbian dishes like gyuvecs, rácponty or rácbab have become a part of the...

Hortobágy pork stew with sausage

Hortobágy pork stew with sausage

If you hear the word Hortobágy, you may associate it with the puszta, herd of grey cattles or the famous meat crepes. But there is also a stew that was named after Hungary’s oldest...

Ludaskása

Ludaskása

In autumn and winter we often eat goose, which is an excellent source of protein, iron, vitamin B2 and B6. Ludaskása is one of the most popular goose recipes in Hungary because it uses...

Pork rib roast with paprika onion dumplings

Pork rib roast with paprika-onion dumplings

This recipe comes from Galgahévíz, a small village in Pest county. It’s a heavy meal, so in order to enjoy it, you need to have an empty stomach, good appetite and some pills that...

Pork roast with lecsó and toasted egg barley noodles

Pork roast with lecsó

Lecsó is basically a meatless summer dish usually combined with beaten eggs, rarely with rice. But if you find it too light, you can serve lecsó with a pork roast and toasted egg barley...

Esterhazy chicken ragout

Esterházy chicken ragout

The Esterházys, one of the oldest aristocratic Hungarian families, were the largest land owners in Hungary and possessed a private fortune even larger than that of the Habsburg emperors whose supporters they were. Several...

Gyuvecs - Serbian layered lecsó with pork

Gyuvecs

Gyuvecs is a Balkan layered dish made up of lecsó, meat, rice and/or potatoes. The word gyuvecs refers to a ceramic dish that this food was originally cooked in. Bosnians make gyuvecs with mutton,...

Bugaci borsós betyár

Bugaci borsós betyár

Bugac is a village in the Southern Great Plain region surrounded by the puszta, which is the largest of seven detached units making up the Kiskunság National Park. Although Bugac is a part of...

Májas hurka

Advent in Hungary means not only the preparation for Christmas, but it’s also the season of pig killing. At this time of year the loud noise of gas cylinders resounds through the towns and...

Pork feet stew - Körömpörkölt

Pork feet stew – Körömpörkölt

Körömpörkölt is the heavyweight champion of stews. Its taste and consistency differ completely from other stews, this sticky dish is unique in its way. It can be also treated as a “medicinal preparation” because...

Roast of Torda - Tordai pecsenye

Tordai pecsenye – Roast of Torda

The homeland of this simple, but divine pork roast is Torda, a town near Kolozsvár (Cluj-Napoca) in Transylvania. Roast of Torda is usually served as a part of the Fatányéros (Mixed Grill), which is...

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