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Hello, Szia Welcome! I'm Eva, a Hungarian based in the UK who enjoys cooking and illustrating recipes. Some of these are family recipes from parents and grandparents and some are ambitious experiments to recreate an authentic taste I grew up with. I'm hoping to grow the collection bit by bit over time. Happy cooking!

A simple but special light buttery lemon sponge cakes with toasted sugary walnuts on top. The name is paying homage to Lajos Kossuth, lawyer, journalist, politician, statesman and Governor-President of the Kingdom of Hungary during the revolution of 1848–49. The story goes that he spent a lot of time in Bratislava which was the hub of Hungarian political life and home of the parliament – now the capital of Slovakia. Here a restaurant frequented by the politicians had these cakes on the menu, a creation of the owner.  Kossuth became very fond of these little delicacies, so much so that the cakes got named after …

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