Hungarian style pork with polenta

This is a very simple, cost effective yet delicious Hungarian recipe – ideal for weekday dinners as it doesn’t take much time to prepare. The hearty gravy rejuvenates you at the end of the day. All the rustic flavorsof the paprika and caraway seeds seep into the meat making it so tender you don’t even need a knife. Ingredients: 2 pork tenderloins 1 onion, finely … Continue reading Hungarian style pork with polenta

Cheese chicken bake

Here I am again introducing another recipe from my mother’s collection. I guess we shared a kitchen for a long time after all! This chicken recipe is never dry as the single cream moisturizes it perfectly. All the lovely flavours from the chicken combine with the cheese coating, garlic, pepper and mustard and gives a beautiful seasoning to the dish. Ingredients: 520 g chicken breast … Continue reading Cheese chicken bake

Breaded Camembert with rizzi-bizzi

Hungarians love breaded cheese, so much so that every worthy restaurant has to have it on its menu. My favorite is the breaded Camembertthat we always serve with rice mixed with green peas and some sweet jam while the regular cheese is served with tartar sauce. Its like our unwritten cheese etiquette. Blueberries are the most popular flavors but I would always recommend trying it … Continue reading Breaded Camembert with rizzi-bizzi

Chicken with bacon and prune

It”s a simple recipe with only a few ingredients, perfect for busy weekdays. The juicy prunes keep the chicken moist inside, gently injecting all the fruity flavor while the smoked bacon seals the meat completely. Sometimes my father prepares the meat a day before and lets it mature in tomato sauce, just for the sake of extra aromas. Ingredients: 4 chicken breast fillet 10 smoked … Continue reading Chicken with bacon and prune

Layered savoy cabbage

Layered savoy cabbage is also a traditional Hungarian recipe which varies wildly in every household. I”d like to introduce my version that I learnt from my grandmother long, long time ago. It has such a great flavor that I can never resist having a second helping. The salty cabbage, the paprika mince and the mild rice go together extremely well, the creamy sour cream and … Continue reading Layered savoy cabbage