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

Sweet noodle cheesecake – Vargabéles

Vargabéles is a traditional Hungarian dessert which can be eaten as a main course as well. It”s very common in our cuisine that after a filling soup, such as goulash soup, we prefer to have something sweet that also substantial. The original recipe calls for only raisins but I think it’s simply beautiful using a few apricots too. Its best to eat hot, straight from … Continue reading Sweet noodle cheesecake – Vargabéles

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