Black Forest Skillet Brownie

Is there anything better than a freshly made, cozy breakfast? I would say no… unless this Black Forest Skillet Brownie would be in front of me. Let’s tune in for Christmas with the wonderful flavour combinations of a Black Forest Cake merged with the fudge brownie from your dreams. Just think about it… your family spending the holidays together. One-after-one they are waking up on Christmas Day … Continue reading Black Forest Skillet Brownie

Monte Crito Sandwich © Reka Csulak

Monte Cristo Sandwich

In Hungary, we normally deep-fry french toast, but I’ve tried the original method when you cook the toast on some butter in a pan, which gives you a more enjoyable result, so I’ll never deep fry it again. To elevate this toast to a whole new level, let’s create a ham and cheese sandwich, soak into the egg and finish it as you would finish a French … Continue reading Monte Cristo Sandwich

French cheese board © Reka Csulak

Cheese board guide

Home-made cheese boards are so popular when you have a bunch of people invited for special occasions, so regarding the upcoming holidays, I share some tips about what to consider when you create your cheese selection, select the bread and crackers and other garnishes. The basic cheese types You can start with 3 types of cheeses up to a bountiful selection consider these type of … Continue reading Cheese board guide

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 brunch or quick dinner for all who is in a rush but cannot live without warm meals… btw, we have … Continue reading Croque Monsieur and Madame sandwich

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 breakfast: rice pudding and baked plums. The filling can be varied, you can find some inspiration in my previous recipe. … Continue reading Strudel spiral