Budapest has a thousand faces, if not more, but one of the most beautiful and cozy is the view looking from the Danube’s water. On New Year’s Eve, the sky is full with fireworks, and the Parliament, the MÜPA, the Gellért Hotel, the Buda Castle and the iconic buildings are reflected from the water surface.
Amazing Somloi Galuska is one of the most famous Hungarian desserts. It was first made for the World Exhibition of 1958 in Brussels by Jozsef Bela Szocs. It won the professional price and became very popular all over Hungary. The confectioner gave the name to the cake, which comes from the name of the hill,
One of the must-do feasts of the Christmas festive table is the poppy seed bread pudding, the mákos guba. Mákos guba is one of the most delicious Christmas dessert in Hungary. Although consumed almost every season of the year. The combination of soft poppy seed bread with vanilla custard is simply amazing. If you go to
Chocolatey cocoa swirls, puffy dough and a sprinkle of powdered sugar – this is the divine kakaós csiga (literally cocoa snail or cocoa rolls), the childhood favourite of all Hungarians. The baked wonder was invented by Mór Pösch, a confectioner in Göd, in 1908, who originally called the dessert chocolatey twirl (csokoládés tekerge). He made
The Hungarian name is Túrógombóc. Cottage cheese dumplings are the most beloved Hungarian desserts, without them you simply cannot leave! These dumplings are simply heaven if you are a fan of not too sweet desserts. The cottage cheese balls are coated with toasted breadcrumbs, served with traditional Hungarian sour cream (Hungarian name: Tejföl) and powdered
Kürtőskalács a Hungarian pastry. Popular in fairs and festivals throughout Hungary. It is constructed by wrapping a stripe of dough on a specialized rolling pin which doubles as a spit. It is then glazed and baked by rotating over heat source until the glaze becomes caramelized. (Hungarian pronunciation: sometimes transliterated kurtosh kalach) is a spit cake
Lángos, this traditional Hungarian street food, is slowly conquering the whole world, the number of its fans is increasing day by day. Lángos is a fried dough that can be bought in every corner of Hungary, but it’s also available in the Hungarian-speaking regions of Romania, Slovakia and Serbia. Some assume that it appeared in
The last day of the year has come. If you haven’t found your perfect New Year’s Eve program in Budapest, we’ll help you find it.
One of the most famous cakes of Jewish culinary arts – the best known in Hungary – is cake. Sweet stuffed cake. Its main ingredients are noodles in several layers and fillings – nuts, poppy, apples, jam (the recipe is typically plum, but there is also a recipe suggesting peach apricot). Pasta is often mixed with