Made in Hungary

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...

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...

Papsapka

Papsapka

Papsapka looks like cottage cheese bundles, but it still differs. This oddly named pastry, which means priest’s cap in English, refers to the form of biretta, a square cap with three or four peaks...

Buckwheat cake

Buckwheat cake

More and more people are paying attention to healthy eating. However we tend to spend a fortune on expensive superfoods instead of discovering cheap, healthy and versatile ingredients. Buckwheat (hajdina in Hungarian) may be...

Ring doughnuts

Ring doughnuts

Sometimes even the tiniest thing is enough to make us feel all right for a moment. To me, biting into a doughnut is one of those things. While not a healthy dessert, jam or...

Cottage cheese pancakes

Cottage cheese pancakes

This recipe is a piece of cake – you just mix all the ingredients together and fry the batter in batches until both sides are golden brown. I usually serve these cottage cheese pancakes...

Fruitcake

Fruitcake

Fruitcake shows up every year at Christmas, though it isn’t everyone’s favourite holiday treat. Mass-produced fruitcakes created the classic image of a dry, leaden cake that drove a nail into the coffin in the...

Two-tone bundt cake

Two-tone bundt cake

Bundt cake – especially with yeast dough – summons the spirit of good old times and it is one of those old fashioned recipes that will always have place on my table. Why I...

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...

Lentil stew

Lentil stew

If you are looking for a nutrient-packed, but no-fuss dish, this lentil stew can be a good choice for a hearty lunch or dinner. It’s a great way to fill up without having to...

Walnut-honey coffee cake

Walnut-honey coffee cake

This walnut-honey coffee cake is light and fluffy and when it’s baking, it will make your house smell like fall. It has a rich taste due to the cinnamon-ginger-nutmeg-allspice blend and the toasted chopped...

Honey-butter sweet bread

Honey-butter sweet bread

I learned the recipe of this honey-butter sweet bread a few months ago. What raised my interest was an unusual ingredient, namely corn flour, which rarely appears in ordinary, non-gluten-free yeasted dough recipes. Unlike...

Apricot jam filled buns

Apricot jam filled buns

If you are a regular reader of my blog, you may know that I have already shared the recipe of lekváros bukta (a special one with plum butter and vanilla custard). Because I’m a...

Walnut cake

Walnut cake

This walnut cake was my grandmother’s favourite dessert. She learned the recipe from a friend of hers in 1959 and she always made it at Christmas and Easter. The cake consists of a walnut...

Mini salty crescent rolls

Mini salty crescent rolls

While salty crescents are eaten for breakfast, these mini crescent rolls are a popular homemade snack, which is usually made when you have guests or you are just craving something salty. These soft crescent...

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...

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