Curd cheese doughnuts © Reka Csulak

Curd cheese doughnuts

I love this quick doughnut recipe. So easy to prepare, the doughnuts are not too big, only one or two bites each, you could serve it as an awesome party food too. They have perfect ball shape, because the leaven in the dough react immediately to the heat of hot oil, and expand a spoonful of dough into a nice ball. These doughnuts won’t collapse even … Continue reading Curd cheese doughnuts

Semla © Reka Csulak


In my previous post I’ve shared, why Shrove Tuesday is all bout eating. On the same day when there is Pancakes Day in the UK, Swedes celebrate ‘fettisdagen‘ with Semla, which is the first sign of the spring after a long and dark Scandinavian winter. So let’s celebrate the light, new life, green leaves… and bake Semlor! Let’s introduce a nice Swedish tradition into your life. … Continue reading Semla

Angels’ wings

Magyarul  ⇣  Angels’ wings Probably you know that the Carnival season all around the world is at the beginning of the year. The Hungarian Carnival, called Farsang starts on 6th January –Epiphany– and lasts till Ash Wednesday when -according to Christian traditions- the 40 days Lent begins and ends at Easter. But before start the actual Lent, we do the opposite: celebrate, organize masquerade balls and of … Continue reading Angels’ wings

Pogácsa © Reka Csulak

Curd cheese scones

Savory scones with cheese on the top are so popular snacks in Hungary, we call them ‘pogácsa’. If you go to a party, a wedding or a family occasion, 9 out of 10 times you will find some scones on the table. If you are not too lucky, you will try a dry, industrial version. Fortunately, we have a nice recipe in our family recipe … Continue reading Curd cheese scones

Hungarian cream puffs © Reka Csulak

Hungarian-style cream puffs

Magyarul  ⇣  Hungarian-style cream puffs The Hungarian name of this dessert is ‘representative doughnut’… but there is no official reason why. Anyways, this classic is a popular choice for weddings, birthday parties and other family occasions. Some people like to make them huge, but I prefer if they have smaller size, so you can eat each in one bite. The whole dessert is a combination … Continue reading Hungarian-style cream puffs

Grated curd cheese cake

This cake is one of my biggest favorites from the family collection. I love the crispy crust and the soft filling together. It’s a good dessert option for the guests, it would be a yummy treat in the lunchbox, and the leftovers will make a yummy treat a few days later too. INGREDIENTS Crust 400 g flour 150 g sugar 3 tbsp cocoa powder 2 … Continue reading Grated curd cheese cake