May Hungarian Cooking Challenge…

  This month, the Hungarian Cooking Challenge is to make Lángos. Lángos is a very popular Hungarian street food specialty that is deep fried flat bread made of dough with flour, yeast, salt, and water. Lángos is fried in oil until it is golden brown. It is eaten fresh and warm, topped with sour cream and…

Hungarian Cooking Challenge…

  If you recall, I’m participating in a Hungarian Cooking Challenge this year where each month the participants are presented with a recipe to make. The first 3 recipes this year were recipes that I did not grow up with. But April was the month that we were challenged to make Kiflis. Kiflis are traditionally…

Kolozsvári káposzta…

  For the month of March the Hungarian Cooking Challenge was to make Kolozsvári káposzta or translated, Layered Sauerkraut. I was not familiar with this recipe when I received it in email.  I did make an alteration in that I did not use smoked sausage mainly because I could not find one that was nitrite/ nitrate…

Túrós csusza…

Today I’m sharing my Hungarian Cooking Challenge for the month of February. This month our recipe is Túrós csusza. Túrós csusza (Tur-osh chu-sa) is a savory dish that combines noodles with cheese, bacon and sour cream. All the elements of a healthy, balanced diet, wink. That doesn’t sound so complicated does it? The difficulty came…

Húsleves… A Cooking Challenge…

In one of my early posts this year, I mentioned that I signed up to participate in Hungarian Cooking Challenge. Each month, the host sends out a Hungarian recipe for each of us to make. This month the recipe is Húsleves (Hoosh lavash)… Chicken and Meat Soup. I’m going to be honest, my first reaction…