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Chimney Cakes – Kürtőskalács

Chimney Cakes – Kürtőskalács

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! So I contacted her and asked if she...

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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 both! But there are also a few...

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Cabbage and Noodles (Káposztás Tészta)

Cabbage and Noodles (Káposztás Tészta)

Victoria's 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...

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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?

Think of your grandparents or great grandparents in their village in Hungary. They likely had a milk producing animal and they had to figure out what to with the milk that was produced. They found so many ways to utilize the items from their farm so nothing would go to waste.

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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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Cucumber Salad

Hungarians often have their salads alongside their main meal. Cucumber or cabbage based salads with vinegar in the dressing can offset a heavy meat meal.

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