Hot cross buns

Hot cross buns

Magyarul  ⇣  Hot cross buns with apricot and walnut Around Easter, this is the most popular pastry in the UK. The buns traditionally eaten on Good Friday since they mark the end of lent. Different parts of the hot cross bun have a certain meaning: the cross representing the crucifixion of Jesus, and the spices inside signifying [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Braided bread

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 [...]