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 nowadays a friendlier version is using really cheap cologne. It has links to earlier pagan … Continue reading Easter challah

Braided bread

Magyarul  ⇣    Braided bread Recipe source: Street Kitchen Blog http://streetkitchen.hu/2015/03/28/a_8_adas_receptjei_hazi_kalacs_keszites_es_egy_konnyu_tavaszi_ebed Since this recipe is in Hungarian, You can find a basic but handy vocabulary here to figure out what kind of ingredients you need. I tried to bake this typical Eastern European braided bread what we Hungarians call kalács. It’s extremely popular around Easter but I could eat it more often for breakfast with some good quality butter. After I … Continue reading Braided bread