Hungarian Dumplings

Using an electric mixer, blend the eggs, lard or oil, water, and milk. Stir the flour together with 1/2 ts of the salt and the baking powder in a dry bowl. Blend this mixture into the liquid. Mix well and set aside for a moment. Bring 4 quarts of water to a boil and add […]

Tempeh Paprikas With Tahini

Pre-heat oven to 300F. Heat oil in large skillet. Saute onions & paprika till golden. Add 1 1/2 cups stock & miso. Bring to a boil. Add tempeh, reduce heat & simmer 35 to 40 minutes. Blend soy sauce, vinegar & tahini with remaining stock. Add to the skillet, stirring as it thickens. Be careful […]

Kohlrabi Coleslaw With Paprika Dressing

Combine vinegar and paprika in bowl. Whisk in oil. Mix in horseradish and sugar. Season with salt and pepper. Using medium shredding disk, shred kohlrabi and carrot in processor. Transfer vegetables to bowl. Thinly slice enough kohlrabi leaves to make 1 cup; add to bowl. Toss with dressing. Let stand at least 30 minutes before […]

Lencsefozelek (buttered Lentils)

Wash the lentils and soak them in water overnight. Drain. The following day, saute the onion and carrot in 1 tablespoon of the butter. Add cloves, parsley, drained lentils and pepper, and enough water to cover. Cook in a large pot until done – about 1 1/2 hours. While the lentils are still very hot […]

Honey Biscuits

Warm honey. Add sugar, butter, eggs and gradually the flour. Work with a wooden spoon until very smooth and bubbles appear on the surface. Leave to stand overnight. Make balls or roll out to 1cm thickness and cut into small rounds. Brush with egg yolk and sour cream mix. Top with almonds. Bake for 6 […]

Marha Gulyas (beef Goulash Soup)

Heat the oil and brown the beef, a few pieces at a time. When browned on all sides, remove from oil and cook the onion and garlic for three minutes. Then return meat to kettle. Add the paprika and stir to coat meat evenly. Add the water, green pepper, tomato, and caraway seeds. Season with […]

Hearty Hungarian Peasant Soup

Put all of the meat into the soup pot and add the peppercorns, nutmeg, bouillon cube, and salt. Cover with water and bring to a boil. Clean the vegetables, discarding seeds and tops, except for the parsley root, the leaves of which should be used. Cut into large even chunks. After the meat has simmered […]

Hungarian Brandy Beef Goulash

Toss beef with salt,pepper and paprika until coated.Heat shortening in large skillet or Dutch oven.Add meat;brown well over moderately hot heat.Stir in onions;cook 5 minutes.Remove from heat.Add 1/4 cup brandy; ignite.When flames die out,return to heat.Stir in consomme.Cover tightly;simmer until meat is tender, 1 to 1 1/2 hours.Add marjoram and caraway;cook 10 minutes.Blend cornstarch with […]


Cream the butter (margerine) and sugar. Add the eggs, milk, brandy, salt, and baking powder. Gradually add the flour until the dough is not sticky. Put dough on a board and knead in any remaining flour. Wrap in plastic wrap and allow the dough to rest for a few hours or overnight…. makes it MUCH […]

Chocolate Torte

-FILLING – 8 Egg yolks 8 tb Spoons sugar 3 tb Flour 100 Mls milk 100 Gr cocoa 200 Gr butter Beat egg whites, add sugar slowly until hard and add almonds or walnuts. Bake in moderate oven in lamington (long and thin) tin for 25-30 mins. Filling: Cook all ingredients except the butter in […]

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