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

Farfelle with chicken and courgette

I have to admit that my Mother is the best when it comes to pasta. This is the second recipe of hers that I’ve used. I remember the first time she made it for us. She used multi-colored fusilli that easily rolled around your plate and made the whole dish playful. I still can smell the garlic browning in the olive oil and the smoked … Continue reading Farfelle with chicken and courgette

Triple glazed Chicken with rice

The triple glazed chicken is my mother’s recipe. She came up with it when I was around 10 years old and it is still a big success within our family and friends. The recipe is really easy to remember, I often call it as a 1-2-3 chicken: 1 spoon of mustard, 2 spoons of honey and 3 spoons of ketchup for the marinade. Simple, tasty … Continue reading Triple glazed Chicken with rice

Pork loin chops with creamy mushroom

This Hungarian dish makes me feel like I”m in the middle of a deep forest as the earthy mushrooms and the fresh green parsley emit their wonderful aromas. The meat wobbles mysteriously in the tangy sour cream, surrounded with the smoked paprika and garlic. The penne like miniature wood logs are waiting to jump on the plate and dive into the sauce. Ingredients: 8 pork … Continue reading Pork loin chops with creamy mushroom

Egg dumplings with pickled lettuce

On lazy summer days nobody wants to spend too much time in the kitchen but most want to have something filling and refreshing. The combination of the dumpling and the cold pickled lettuce is the answer to our question. Quick, substantial and refreshing. Often we had it on Sundays for lunch out on the terrace in the shade of a white and yellow umbrella. Everybody … Continue reading Egg dumplings with pickled lettuce