Mulled wine poached pears - Look at these pears on the plate: they look so luxurious in their marzipan coat. Today I show you, how to prepare this dessert that takes almost no effort to present. Mulled wine poached pears look brilliant on a festive table because this is definitely […]
Chestnut cream horns © Reka Csulak Chestnut cream horns - Sweet chestnut desserts are so popular in Hungary, and I wanted to prepare a super easy dessert as a weekend treat, this is how the idea of these chestnut cream horns came up. For me, it’s quite challenging to list any food that is typical […]
Spicy plum galette - Autumn means plums. Isn’t it beautiful how plum turns into deep purple during baking? The best way to show this gorgeous fruit is definitely the galette. This dough is so versatile, you can fill with any seasonal ingredients, it bakes quite fast and with its […]
Croque Madame © Reka Csulak Croque Monsieur and Madame sandwich - I’ve heard about this gorgeous French sandwich in the ‘It’s Complicated’ movie.  Fortunately, nothing is complicated about the recipe.  The gentleman, called Croque Monsieur has an elegant lady on his right: Croque Madame is wearing a lovely fired egg hat. These baked sandwiches could make a perfect […]
Plum dumpling © Reka Csulak Potato dumpling with plum - These potato dumplings filled with plum is a Hungarian classic. This dish can work as a sweet main or dessert too, depends on how many dumplings you put on the plate. I was so worried about making them at home for a while, but if the […]
Orange is the New Black Burger © Reka Csulak Orange Is The New Black Burger - It was so difficult to wait for the right moment before I show you this recipe. I think October is the best month to introduce a new burger, I call ‘Orange is the new black’. The conception is simple: mostly orange and black elements ruling […]
Savoy cabbage oven bake © Reka Csulak Layered savoy cabbage bake - Back from our hiking getaway in Wales. I’m full of the memories of the beautiful sceneries, colorful leaves, wild animals, challenging walks, see sheep climbing up to unbelievable heights, face to some rain and wind, feel lost at misty mountaintops… I love that autumn lasts […]
Strudel spiral © Reka Csulak Strudel spiral - We normally find the savory versions of these filled filo pasty spirals, sometimes they called spanakopita (Greek) or börek (Turkish). But strudel is a filo pastry, normally sweet, but not really a spiral. I’ve combined these dishes and created this strudel spiral filled with my favorite sweet […]
Panna Cotta with Gooseberry Compote © Reka Csulak Edelflower panna cotta with gooseberry compote - I still have some home-made elderflower syrup I’ve made this Spring, grabbed some gooseberries at the store to make a fruity, tangy Panna Cotta. It’s a light dessert that you can prepare for various occasions: it can be a fancy party element, a delicious breakfast […]
Vegan beetroot brownie © Reka Csulak Beetroot brownie - This recipe was my plan to share for a while and it was a great opportunity to do it for a special occasion as well. My blogger friend, Nicolas from Blogtastic Food invited his blogger friends to a collaboration. He turned his everyday cooking to vegan, this […]
Goat cheese and fig sandwich © Reka Csulak Sandwich with goat cheese and figs - I really love to eat brunch, but sometimes I keep breakfast as simple as possible and I like to keep some meat-free days during my week. Autumnal harvest brings much delicious produce to markets and one of my favorites are figs. This sandwich is very simple since […]
Hummingbird cake © Reka Csulak Hummingbird cake - Recall the memories of those tropical nights, the fresh air at the seaside, sunkissed skin, delicious fruits from the market and lots of sunshine with this Hummingbird cake. INGREDIENTS Crust 350 g flour 350 g sugar 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp cinnamon 3 ripe […]
Tiramisu cupcakes © Reka Csulak Tiramisu cupcake - Do you like cupcakes and delicious Tiramisu as well? This time you can merge your favorites in one dessert. This Tiramisu cupcake recipe is the best choice for parties or simple treats for the family or place one in the lunchbox. There are many decoration […]
Sicilian Canolli © Reka Csulak Sicilian cannoli - I’m dreaming about visiting almond orchards, pretty little cafès where I can enjoy my day-starter granita, then enjoy afternoons at the coast, visit the fish market, and a sheep farm to see how they make ricotta. Until I will have the chance and travel to Sicily […]
Croquembouche © Reka Csulak Croquembouche - I always wanted to try and build this dramatic choux pastry tower we call croquembouche.  A few months ago Betty Binon and Rodica Godlewski made and took pictures from a gorgeous one, decorated with flowers and leaves. It was so inspiring, so I wanted to create […]
Curd cheese and lemon ice lolly © Reka Csulak Curd cheese and lemon ice lollies - Next part of the summer ice lollies series is based on a typical Hungarian flavor combination: curd cheese and lemon! This frozen treat is full of protein, so for me, it’s perfectly enough for a morning or afternoon snack between two meals. You can prepare […]
Mediterranean meatballs in tomato sauce © Reka Csulak Mediterranean meatballs with tomato sauce - I cannot highlight this topic enough, but everyone should take some effort, spend about half an hour in the kitchen and prepare a proper lunch even on working days. No excuses. Do not buy ready meal meatballs at the supermarket, pleeease… In the beginning, the most […]
Beekeeping © Reka Csulak Honey: the immortal​​ form of flowers - Locally produced, golden honey straight from the beekeeper.
Chocolate tonka bean ice lolly © Reka Csulak Chocolate, tonka bean, cinnamon ice lollies - Next part of the summer ice lollies series is my favorite hot chocolate flavor combination during wintertime. You can freeze a creamy hot chocolate and it surprisingly gives wonderful texture to your ice lollies. I’d give up all the Magnums just for this one! You can […]
Strawberry Prosecco soup © Reka Csulak Strawberry Prosecco soup - Probably I’m getting old or something has changed during the extreme heat wave in the UK since I’m not able to eat hot food for lunch at all. I start my day with a warm breakfast and later I eat only ice cream, chilled soup or […]