ZsF Mangalitza Farm © Reka Csulak

The secret of Mangalica pigs

It’s not easy to find premium meat and charcuterie. The majority of pork has been bred to be extremely fast-growing and low in fat and as a result of this, the meat lost its flavor and values. The native Hungarian swine breed, called Mangalica is the opposite of factory-raised pork with its rich, dark meat and creamy white fat.  I love to cook with quality ingredients and of course … Continue reading The secret of Mangalica pigs

Olive oils © Reka Csulak

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 apple varieties have their own taste and profile. It’s the … Continue reading Olive oil characteristics

Croissant © Reka Csulak

The best croissant in London

Magyarul  ⇣  The best croissant in London When I’ve started blogging, I always wanted to see and write about ‘behind the scenes’ moments of a restaurant, a bakery or see how my favorite suppliers creating their products. And now one of these wishes came true as a result of a new friendship, since Gábor, one of the pastry bakers of The Little Bread Pedlar invited me … Continue reading The best croissant in London