Category: Meat dishes

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Stuffed peppers in tomato juice

A light summer dish with low carbohydrate content. It’s always made of sweet wax peppers, the most common type of peppers produced in Hungary. Cecei, one of the Hungarian wax pepper varieties is registered...

Layered potatoes / Rakott krumpli

Layered potatoes (Rakott krumpli)

Rakott krumpli or layered potatoes are a typical, Hungarian, baked casserole-type dish. It’s made from only a few ingredients, but it contains all the main flavours of the Hungarian cuisine, this is why it’s...

Beef shank stew

Reading the post’s title a question may come up: why beef shank and not another beef part? Beef shank comes from the leg of a bull or a cow. Though it’s known for its...

Pork stew with sauerkraut

Pork stew with sauerkraut is an obligatory dish of pig-killing day in several regions of the country. Traditionally it’s served for lunch, it’s a real energy bomb, very tasty, high in calories, but it...

Pig Slaughter

Pig slaughter is a very important event in the villages, a part of the Hungarian culture for centuries. Pig is killed to provide the family with meat. It traditionally takes place in the winter...

Stuffed Cabbage

Stuffed cabbage is one of the most typical winter dishes in Hungary. It spread in Hungary in the 18th century due to Turkish influence. It’s prepared in large quantities as you can eat it...