• Recipe Of The Week: Beigli - Traditional Hungarian Christmas Cake

    Recipe Of The Week: Beigli - Traditional Hungarian Christmas Cake

    • 7 Dec 2018 7:21 AM

    Bejgli (in English as “walnut roll” or “poppy seed roll”) is considered to be a typical Hungarian delicacy at Christmas. According to the traditions both fillings had their different symbolic meaning: walnut provided protection against hexes, while poppy seeds meant prosperity.

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  • Expat Explainer: Szaloncukor – Hungarian Xmas Candy

    Expat Explainer: Szaloncukor – Hungarian Xmas Candy

    • 4 Dec 2018 12:13 PM

    From the end of November or beginning of December the Hungarian postal services send innumerable packages to addresses all over the world, because not a single Hungarian family living in the diaspora should have to miss out on the typical candy Christmas tree decoration or Hungarian szaloncukor.

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  • Cheaper Dining In Off-Peak Hours Via New Hungarian App

    Cheaper Dining In Off-Peak Hours Via New Hungarian App

    • 26 Nov 2018 9:20 AM

    Developer DiningHour recently launched an application offering diner discounts during off-peak hours. The company has partnered with 70 high-end restaurants in Budapest, and aims to raise that number to several hundred within a year.

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  • Hungarian Reds Ramp It Up

    Hungarian Reds Ramp It Up

    • 26 Nov 2018 7:03 AM

    The “Hungarian Wines of Excellence” (Borkiválóságok) books for 2018/2019 have recently been published and the results are pretty insightful, implying that Hungarian red wines are no longer playing second fiddle to whites.

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