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Spicy strawberry soup

During hot summers Hungarians love having a cold fruit soup for lunch. The most common is made with sour cherry and cloves and it gives you a vitalizing refreshment. My velvety strawberry soup mingles sublimely with crunchy almond bites, and the roasted fennel and black pepper leave a vibrant aftertaste on your palate. Ingredients: 1 tablespoon butter 400 g strawberry 370 ml single cream 250 … Continue reading Spicy strawberry soup

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Egg baskets with fresh salad

A fulfilling and refreshing every day breakfast. The crispy toasties cuddle the warm eggs tight and together they act like an energy bomb keeping you going for the whole morning. The juicy salad with the tangy red onion and green herbs balance the eggs perfectly, the fresh parsley helps to clean your body and blood. Ingredients: 8 + 1 small eggs 7-8 slices of whole … Continue reading Egg baskets with fresh salad

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Strawberry semolina strudel

When it comes to desserts, my sister triumphs with her delightful and varied strudels. The pastry is full buttered yet light whilst maintaining a crispy layer on top. As it bakes in the oven, it emits an aroma so enticing that waiting becomes unbearable. Ingredients: 250 g strawberries, sliced 2 egg yolks 300 g cottage cheese 2 1/2 + 1 tablespoon semolina 100 g icing … Continue reading Strawberry semolina strudel

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Stuffed capsicum with sweet tomato sauce

This Hungarian dish is my childhood favourite. With small capsicums we used to create golf ball sized meatballs from left over mince which were then dipped into sweet tomato sauce. My grandma then boiled some plain potatoin salt water which we mashed with our forks and combined with this tangy peppery treat. Ingredients: 8 sweet pepper (capsicum) 110 g dry rice 500 g minced beef … Continue reading Stuffed capsicum with sweet tomato sauce

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Mum’s spaghetti bake

They say Italians are great with pasta but they have never tasted my mother’s spaghetti. She always prepares her pasta in the largest and deepest dish as she knows we just can’t stop eating. Sweet tomato and smoky oregano breaks through the layers, mixing the spaghetti and the mince perfectly. As you watch the cheese melting on top your stomach will growl louder than the … Continue reading Mum’s spaghetti bake