Category: Soups

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...

Csorba soup with meatballs

Csorba soup with meatballs

If you want to cook a csorba and look for a recipe, Google lists a bunch of different recipes with various ingredients. There isn’t any uniform prescription how to make csorba soup because csorba...

Knot noodle soup / Kötöttgaluska-leves

Kötöttgaluska-leves – Knot noodle soup

Decades ago making pasta was a regular activity in Hungary. Though the first pasta factory was already estbalished in Pest in 1859, housewives of the good old days rather grabbed their rolling pins to...

Tomato Ssoup with wide strip noodles

Tomato soup with wide strip noodles

In Hungary tomato soup is tied in with school canteen experiences, 8 out of 10 Hungarians cook it in the traditional way, with roux, sugar and alphabet pasta, as they ate it in the...

Bakonyi betyárleves - Bakony outlaw's soup

Bakonyi betyárleves – Bakony outlaw’s soup

Outlaw’s soup is a tasty and hearty dish of the Hungarian cuisine. This soup can be made with several meats and vegetables; because of its various ingredients outlaw’s soup is prepared otherwise in the...

Mushroom-soup

Mushroom soup

Mushrooms have long been celebrated as a source of powerful nutrients, they are known as the “meat” of the vegetable world. Mushrooms are a low-calorie food rich in B vitamins and essential minerals such...

Pandour's soup / Pandúrleves

Pandúrleves – Pandour’s soup

This soup is named after pandours, originally Serbian and Croatian soldiers who were on duty at the southern borders of the Hungarian kingdom. Later in the 19th century, between 1867-1881 (before the national gendarmerie...

Green pea soup

Green pea soup

Green peas are one of the ancient cultivated vegetables grown for their succulent nutritious green seeds. Peas probably have originated in the sub-Himalayan plains of north-west India. Today, this versatile legume is grown all...

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