Scones with greaves

Scones with greaves

Magyarul  ⇣ Scones with greaves Another Hungarian classic, such a nice snack, great for a summer picnic, birthday parties or other family occasions. Greaves are the fried fat of pork. A few decades ago it was natural, that people used all parts of the animals. When you would like to get lard, you just simply fry [...]

Gundel pancake

Gundel pancake

Magyarul  ⇣  Gundel pancake The first Gundel pancakes were created by Károly Gundel around the '40-s. Officially it was a family recipe of Lola, the wife of Gundel's friend Sándor Márai, but Gundel upgraded the recipe and made the pancake with ground walnuts, raisins, and rum filling served in a dark chocolate sauce. They started to [...]

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 [...]

Bejgli

Bejgli

Magyarul  ⇣  Bejgli The Bejgli is a traditional element of Hungarian Christmas. It became popular in the country during the 19th century. The fillings are originally walnut or poppy seed, but nowadays people like to fill them with sweet chestnut filling or pickled and dried fruits as well. It has a Polish equivalent called Makowiec. [...]