Category: Soups

Red lentil soup with sausage chips

Red lentil soup with sausage chips

Red lentils are an easy-to-cook and versatile legume. They don’t need to be soaked before cooking, the texture quickly becomes soft and creamy, so red lentils are most often used in soups and curries....

Savoy cabbage and frankfurter soup

Savoy cabbage and frankfurter soup

With its low calorie content and high nutrient density, savoy cabbage is just the thing for the cold months. In Hungary savoy cabbage is often prepared as a soup, which can be surprisingly nice...

Classic tomato soup with alphabet pasta

Classic tomato soup with alphabet pasta

I have already shared a tomato soup recipe, which contains vegetables and wide strip noodles.The following recipe is a kid-friendly version of tomato soup, which is a typical dish in Hungarian school canteens. It’s...

Lentil goulash

Lentil goulash

Goulash can be prepared in many ways. I have already shared the recipe of classic goulash and bean goulash, now it’s time to make you acquainted with lentil goulash. The common feature of goulash...

Reaper's soup - Kaszás leves

Reaper’s soup – Kaszás leves

Before the appearance of reaping machines crops were cut and collected by hand. Harvesting grains with a sickle or a scythe was a hard physical work, which required nourishing meals. Reaper’s soup (kaszás leves)...

Pinto bean soup

Pinto bean soup

Pinto beans are affordable, easy to prepare and nutritious, in Hungary they are a commonly used ingredient in many savory dishes like simple pinto bean soup or Jókai bean soup. Pinto beans are highly...

Cauliflower soup with green peas and nokedli

Cauliflower soup with green peas and nokedli

I have recently learned a new cauliflower soup recipe, which is lighter than the old family recipe I shared. This soup is thickened with cream instead of roux, and besides the vegetables it also...

Dried bean soup with quince

Dried bean soup with quince

Dried bean soups are hearty and perfect for chilly days. My grandmother often cooked dried bean soup with quince. She generally made it without meat because in shortage economy meat was a pipe dream...

Vegetable soup with zucchini and butter dumplings

Vegetable soup with zucchini and butter dumplings

This vegetable soup with zucchini is a great way to make use of your garden veggies. Zucchini, carrot, onion, green peas and mushrooms combined with some herbs and butter dumplings… it’s a perfect choice...

Swabian onion soup

Swabian onion soup

You might wonder why a Swabian onion soup has been published on a Hungarian website. Hungarian-Germans have been living in our country for centuries, they are the second largest minority of Hungary. This group...

Lebbencsleves

Lebbencs soup with ground pork

Lebbencs is one of the simplest noodles that are used in the Hungarian cuisine. It’s the main ingredient of slambuc and túrós csusza, and it’s also the base of the following flavorful lebbencs soup....

Creamy cauliflower soup with tarragon

Creamy cauliflower soup with tarragon

This creamy cauliflower soup is a pure comfort food; it calls for basic ingredients but yields amazing flavor. If you have a head of cauliflower in the fridge, you probably have everything else you’ll...

Potato soup with summer savory

Potato soup with summer savory

Summer savory (Satureja hortensis – csombor or borsikafű in Hungarian), which has been growing in our garden for seven years, can be described as a cross between thyme and mint, with a hint of...

White squash soup with dill

White summer squash soup with dill

Most summer squash today are varieties of Cucurbita pepo. Summer squash plants differ from winter squash because most summer squash varieties bear their fruit on bushy plants rather than vining or sprawling plants like...

Wax bean soup with ham and shredded noodles

Wax bean soup with ham and shredded noodles

If you have already checked the Hungarian wax bean soup off your to-do list and you seek for new impressions wax beans can provide, this hearty dish will widen your horizons. This colorful wax...

Cauliflower soup

Cauliflower soup

This is a more than 100 year-old recipe, it comes from my great-grandmother’s collection. Even though the list of ingredients is short, this soup is rich in flavour. This simple dish doesn’t fit the...

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