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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!

This characteristic soft egg noodle with finely grated potatoes in the dough is poached in a creamy sheep cheese sauce and has crispy lardons scattered on top.  Widely known to originate from the Slovakian region, with Hungary as a firm fan. Hungarians mostly refer to this dish as “sztrapacska” these days, which is slightly incorrect but nobody seems to mind as long as they can get their fork into one. As an interesting side note “sztrapacska” is the name for the version with cabbage and meat (kapustové strapačky in Slovak) and the sheep cheese version is the “haluska” (bryndzové halušky). Ingredients – makes 2 large …

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