Category Archives: Hungarian cuisine

Waiting for my bogrács…

I am waiting for my bogrács. According to my NTC’s Hungarian and English Dictionary, bogrács means: « stew-pot or kettle . » This ‘kettle’ was used in the past to make ‘gulyásleves’ or goulash soup. Growing up, I knew nothing about this kettle. … Continue reading

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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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Technology Frustrations and the smell of Venison Goulash

I was slow to get up this morning, so much that MK was actually downstairs before I was, which hasn’t happened in the longest time. I came down and had a leisurely moment after walking the dog and having breakfast. … 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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Grandma Bori and Csiga

Although as a kid, I never liked Csiga (I was an impossible eater), I love them now. Csiga are most interesting Hungarian noodles that are made from a small square of noodle dough that is curled around a small, special … Continue reading

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