Category Archives: Hungarian

My madeleines…

Most everyone has heard of Proust, I don’t think it is just a French major kind of thing. Many have heard of the his story of having tea and madeleines and having the experience cause him to recall things from … Continue reading

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A Trip to Bende’s…

Sometimes, I cannot refuse a bargain. MK thinks it is in my DNA. I am a good bargain shopper and I don’t mind stopping at more than one store to find what I need. It isn’t even just for bargains, … Continue reading

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Getting on my inner Hungarian: Making kiflis

I somehow got the idea that among the other cookies we were making that we should try to make some kiflis, the omnipresent, yet unphotographed (by me…what a stupid move for someone who takes photos by the hundreds) Hungarian pastry … Continue reading

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Getting my inner Hungarian on, Part 2

I bought kenyérszalonna online a few weeks ago. This is the extremely fatty bacon that Hungarians use on the barbecue in order to drip its fat on good bread (in our case, rye with seeds) to make a surprisingly tasty … Continue reading

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Bogrács and Kenyérszalonna and getting my inner Hungarian on

Going camping recently, despite the intense cold that would probably stop most people from doing it again, Michael and I started talking. He asked about the origins of Goulash. He knew, as did I, that originally Goulash was made by … Continue reading

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