poppy seeds

Rezi szelet

Rezi szelet

Rezi szelet is a cake consisting of walnut, cocoa and poppy seed cake layers. It's filled with a mixture of semolina porridge and creamed butter,...

Poppy seed bundles

Poppy seed bundles

These poppy seed bundles are made from a light and soft dough containing a considerable amount of cottage cheese and lard. The filling is a special...

Poppy seed pie – Mákos béles

Poppy seed pie – Mákos béles

If you want a poppy seed dessert for Christmas, but you don't have time and energy to make beigli, poppy seed pie (mákos béles) is for you. The most...

Flódni

Flódni

As the saying goes if you want to eat good flódni, you'll have to visit Hungary. The homeland of flódni is Hungary, but nowadays it's also offered...

Cat’s eye – Macskaszem

Cat’s eye – Macskaszem

The origin of cat's eye or macskaszem is lost in the mists of time, but it's sure that it belongs to the old fashioned Hungarian granny desserts....

Hungarian cottage cheese

This is what Hungarian túró looks like

You often ask me what kind of cottage cheese (or curd cheese or farmer's cheese - call it what you want) I use in the recipes. In Hungary the store-bought cottage cheese is dry and crumbly as you can see in the picture. So if a recipe calls for túró, I mean this type. If you can't obtain túró, you can try to make your own from whole milk. Click on the link below.

Metric system vs cup

In Hungary metric units are in use, all the recipes on this website are based on this system, so a kitchen scale is necessary. Since I’m not familiar with cup as a measurement unit, I convert grams to cups by using an online converter. The values in brackets, therefore, are only approximate volumes, so, please, double-check them before you start cooking.

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