Category Archives: Hungarian cuisine

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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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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