Yellow curd

Yellow curd

Magyarul  ⇣ Yellow curd The yellow curd is a typical Easter dish at the Northern-East area of Hungary among Greek catholics, but the tradition of making this dish after the 40 days lent became popular in Roman Catholic community as well. Usually it's sweet but some people like it savory. One of our Easter traditions [...]

Spring lamb burger

Spring lamb burger

Magyarul  ⇣ Spring lamb burger I've created a burger to Easter, based on typical festive ingredients and home grown greens from my window sill garden. This post is related to the previous one, since this burger is served in my home baked challah buns. The colours make it a real spring inspired street food, reflect [...]

Easter challah

Easter challah

Magyarul  ⇣  Easter challah Easter is one of the main Christian feast. In Hungary we have some customs and typical Easter food of course. A main custom on Easter Monday is called 'Locsolkodás'. Men reciting a poem to women and then “sprinkling” them. Originally they poured a bucket of cold water over women's body but [...]

Olive oil characteristics

Olive oil characteristics

Magyarul  ⇣  The importance of the olive varieties I've received a parcel from Reinos de Taifas with six different extra virgin olive oil  (EVOO) samples. This tasting experience is quite unique because these oils came from single olive varieties, which is quite different than what you can find in grocery stores. You already know that different [...]

St. Patrick’s Day cupcakes

St. Patrick’s Day cupcakes

Magyarul  ⇣  Chocolate cupcake with matcha-lime frosting Saint Patrick -lived during the fifth century- is the patron saint and national apostle of Ireland. He brought Christianity there and explained the Holy Trinity using the three leaves of a native Irish clover: the shamrock, which became the symbol of St. Patrick's Day and in general the symbol [...]

Tomato soup

Tomato soup

Magyarul  ⇣  Tomato soup   Even if Spring is here, a warming soup is always good on chilly evenings. I've really missed this tomato soup... my mum prepared it very often as a quick meat free lunch or dinner from my grandma's home made tomato passata. INGREDIENTS 500 ml tomato passata 100-200 ml water - [...]

Princess cake

Princess cake

Magyarul  ⇣  Prinsesstårta You already know that I'm in love with Scandinavian baked goods, so now I share the recipe of a cake that has a truly fresh outlook which perfectly fits to special occasions during Spring. The original recipe was published by Jenny Åkerström in the Prinsessornas Kokbok (1948) -Princesses Cookbook-. She was the teacher of the three daughters [...]