Lecsó – Hungarian ratatouille

Hungarian lecsó is one of the most popular summer dishes of all time. It”s easy to make and doesn’t need much preparation, only juicy and ripe tomatoes and sweet peppers. Some people cook rice with the dish but I prefer to put some scrambled egg inside, slice a piece of fresh bread and dunk into the hot pot. The plate is always clean at the … Continue reading Lecsó – Hungarian ratatouille

Stéphanie style meatloaf

Stéphanie meatloaf is a very old and popular dish and, as we say it: truly Hungarian. Yet, it would not exist without another nation, the Belgians. The creator of the dish was Princess Stéphanie, who fell in love with a Hungarian noble, Earl Elemér Lónyay. The Belgian King and the Habsbourg Dynasty opposed the engagement so the Princess gave up her wealth, married the Earl … Continue reading Stéphanie style meatloaf

Golden dumplings with sweet wine mousse

Hungarians are famous from their dumplings. We like them in soup, served with stew, hot or spicy, or even as a dessert. The method of making the dough is very similar each time, but the result is so versatile. The light texture of the golden dumpling is gently flattened first then stuffed with the perfume-like apricot jam, embraced with warm butter, rolled about in crunchy … Continue reading Golden dumplings with sweet wine mousse

Divine coconut balls with drunk cherries

As the melting chocolate and coconut fuse together, a sweet smell emerges and sneak up into your brain to tickle your soul. You are already in love. Then you have a bite. Under the soft surface comes the cherries: fresh, tangy and juicy. The alcohol appears gently for a second then drifts away with the dark chocolate. You can’t help it, you want more. Ingredients … Continue reading Divine coconut balls with drunk cherries