Tag: Christmas

Whiskey eggnog

Whiskey eggnog

Magyarul  ⇣  Whiskey eggnog Eggnog is a rich, dairy-based drink enriched by some spirits like brandy, rum, whisky or bourbon. It’s so popular to prepare and drink home made eggnog around Christmas and New Years Eve and Easter too, so here is my version with warming spices, […]

Babka

Babka

Magyarul  ⇣  Babka Recipe source: Lila füge https://lilafuge.hu/jeruzsalemi-kalacs-babka/ Since this recipe is in Hungarian, You can find a basic but handy vocabulary here to figure out what kind of ingredients you need. Babka is a lovely element of Jewish cuisine. Traditionally it’s a braid, made of yeast dough, filled with […]

Crème fraîche biscuits with home made vanilla icing sugar

Crème fraîche biscuits with home made vanilla icing sugar

Magyarul  ⇣  Crème fraîche biscuits with home made vanilla icing sugar This recipe is a lovely Christmas memory and family heritage. My grandpa’s sister always brought biscuits in large paper bags, more than 100 pancakes and other lovely cakes every time she visited the family on […]

Chestnut Yule log

Chestnut Yule log

Magyarul  ⇣  Chestnut Yule log The tradition of burning the Jul (Yule) Log was originally a Nordic viking tradition during Jul, the Winter Solstice festivals in Scandinavia then other European countries. It was a carefully chosen, large oak log with runes on it, asking the Gods to […]

Turkey and chestnut parcels

Turkey and chestnut parcels

Magyarul  ⇣  Turkey and chestnut parcels This Christmas I won’t roast a massive turkey. I believe that it’s not necessary to struggle with a giant bird, especially when you won’t organize a big family dinner. Fortunately there are many other options that make your festive […]

Salame di cioccolato

Salame di cioccolato

Magyarul  ⇣  Chocolate salami The Chocolate salami is originally a Portuguese and Italian dessert, but you can find the equivalents in many European countries. The name came from the appearance: because of the crushed biscuits and nuts it looks like a nice salami. You can […]