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

    Recipe Of The Week: Beigli - Traditional Hungarian Christmas Cake

    • 20 Dec 2021 9:07 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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  • Traditional Festive Delicacies in Hungary

    Traditional Festive Delicacies in Hungary

    • 20 Dec 2021 9:06 AM

    “Töki pompos” - This piece of bread dough baked in a clay oven, and topped with sour cream (tejföl), cottage cheese (túró) and Hungarian bacon (szalonna) is the favourite of the Christmas Fair in Vörösmarty Square.

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  • Expat Explainer: Szaloncukor – Hungarian Xmas Candy

    Expat Explainer: Szaloncukor – Hungarian Xmas Candy

    • 20 Dec 2021 9:04 AM

    At the end of November and the beginning of December the Hungarian postal services sends innumerable packages abroad, as Hungarian families all over the world love to receive and decorate the Christmas tree with 'szaloncukor' - a traditional Hungarian candy.

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  • The Sommeliers’ Choice: The Best Restaurant in Hungary

    The Sommeliers’ Choice: The Best Restaurant in Hungary

    • 16 Dec 2021 9:30 AM

    Vitorlás restaurant, Balatonlelle - MASOSZ, the Hungarian Sommelier Association has an annual award called Par Excellence, which is given in 5 categories and goes to people, who contribute to Hungarian wine and gastronomic culture continuously at a very high level.

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  • 7 Top Dog-Friendly Venues In Budapest

    7 Top Dog-Friendly Venues In Budapest

    • 14 Dec 2021 3:13 PM

    Many expats find it hard to leave their four-legged friends behind. In and around the capital, more than 700 places of accommodation, numerous restaurants, shops, cafés and bars have an open-door policy when it comes to guests arriving with a dog.

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