Tagged: garlic

Savoy cabbage stew

Savoy cabbage stew

Due to its attractive deep green colouring and crinkly leaves savoy cabbage popularity has never waned. Savoy cabbage is a very versatile brassica, its flavor is mild and earhty, and the leaves are tender...

Creamy garlic soup

Creamy garlic soup

“If everyone ate more garlic, the world would be a happy place” – this saying comes from the famous food author Ruth Reichl and I completely agree with her. Garlic is one of the...

Vasi pecsenye / Garlic pork butt from the Őrség

Vasi pecsenye – Garlic pork butt from the Őrség

The recipe of vasi pecsenye comes from the Őrség, a historical and ethnographical region, which is also a national park, located in the most western corner of Hungary. The word őrség means guard in English;...

Garlic chicken soup

Garlic chicken soup

Family recipes are really appreciated when a loved one passes away, and you realize that those earlier underrated dishes can also keep their memories alive. Garlic chicken soup is an old school dish, one...

Hungarian sausage unsmo

How to make Hungarian sausage

Winter is the season of pig slauther in Hungary, the time when you wake up at the weekend to the noise of  gas cylinders used to singe the pigs and when the vermilian sausages...

Fried liver with onion

Fried liver with onion

Liver is often avoided, but it can actually be very flavorful and enjoyable if it’s cooked right. This offal is a rich source of various nutrients which are very important for human health. It’s...

Garlic pork rib roast with parsley potatoes

Garlic pork rib roast with parsley potatoes

We Hungarians love pork, however it’s prepared. It works like a blank canvas that compels you to unleash your creativity. The number of preparation methods are infinite: pork can be braised, roasted, fried, grilled...

Lettuce soup

It’s June and lettuce plants are growing their heads industriously in our garden. So I thought I’d take the opportunity to tell you about this super plant and show you how we use it...

Brassói aprópecsenye

Brassói aprópecsenye

Brassói aprópecsenye literally means tiny roasts from Brasov – however these “roasts” are in fact bits of pork fried up and served on a bed of fried potatoes.  On the basis of its name...