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Chimney Cakes

Chimney Cakes

Chimney Cakes (Kürtőskalács) are delicious! There are many versions and I probably could love them all! Recently I noticed that Joanne Toth-Lysiak was creating and posting about her Chimney Cakes on Facebook and I was intrigued!...

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Stuffed Cabbage – Töltött Káposzta

Stuffed Cabbage – Töltött Káposzta

You may notice that the recipe for stuffed cabbage is very similar to that of stuffed peppers, and that makes perfect sense. In fact, the stuffing part is really so similar that you can make a big batch of the filling and make...

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Hungarian Wine Tastings

Hungarian Wine Tastings

Date and time to be announced! We are excited to present you with an opportunity to taste Hungarian wines being brought into the the USA! We will be hosting a live tasting with a wine educator! Details, including pricing, are still being worked out but you will be...

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Cabbage and Noodles

Cabbage and Noodles

Cabbage and Noodles or Káposztás Tészta is a lovely vegetarian dish that can be made sweet or savory. It can be a snack, a first course, or even served as a dessert. You can make both versions and decide which you like best! 1 head of cabbage, chopped 1 TB salt 1 TB...

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Hungarian Homemade Noodles

Hungarian Homemade Noodles

There is nothing like a homemade noodle but, you have to build in a little extra time for the process. Or, in my case, a lot of extra time, because I am not proficient at making them. You can make a lot of different noodles at one time using just this one recipe....

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What is Farmer’s Cheese?

What is Farmer’s Cheese?

I am so glad you asked!  Farmer's Cheese is an unripened cheese made from cow, goat, or sheep milk. It is similar to a dry curd cottage cheese and similar to ricotta cheese. Now that I have made it a few times, I want to research all these related cheeses because it...

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What is Paprika?

What is Paprika?

Let's talk a little about paprika! Although not native to Hungary, paprika has been embraced and infused in such a way that it would be very difficult to separate paprika from Hungarian gastronomy. After several hundred years, paprika has become a permanent part of...

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Favorite Hungarian Comfort Foods

Favorite Hungarian Comfort Foods

When life gets stressful we often think back to simpler times. And with most of our days centered around three meals a day, food is a central part of our life experience. I often hear customers mention their favorite foods from childhood. When I am with a tour group...

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What is Kifli?

What is Kifli?

Let's talk about Kifli! But to set the stage for this discussion, let's talk about the game Telephone! If you have ever played this game, you know that someone starts it off by one person whispering a sentence very quietly to the person next to them and then that...

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What is Lekvar?

What is Lekvar?

Have you heard of the term lekvar?   If you want to make your own apricot or plum butter, here is a great recipe. https://www.thespruceeats.com/hungarian-prune-apricot-butter-recipe-lekvar-1136525 I haven't tried it yet but if you are watching your sugar intake...

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Walnut Torte – Dios Torta

Walnut Torte – Dios Torta

Here is what my mom had to say about this recipe: This was my Mother’s recipe. It was her special presentation when we had American guests. My mother was also born here in America but she certainly instilled a great desire in me to know more about my heritage.  Good...

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