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

Cheese pie with dill and blueberry

This cheese pie is also called as cheese sweet bread as it was often made from the remaining bread dough. The texture of the pie is light and fluffy covered with the creamy cheese, sizzled with the exotic dill and indulged with the juicy blueberry. Have a nice cup of tea, coffee or even a big glass of cold milk and you’re day is sorted. … Continue reading Cheese pie with dill and blueberry

Green cream soup with meat dumplings

This creamy green soup is a great source for all vital minerals and vitamins. Perfect for summer as you can use fresh ingredients from your garden or your local market. The dumpling creates a beautiful balance on your palate with its mild flavours and soft texture. Offer some cold sour cream for your hot soup. Ingredients: 1 onion 200 g green peas 4-5 carrots 1celerystick … Continue reading Green cream soup with meat dumplings

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

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