A collection of Hungarian recipes and home cooking


Tag: walnuts


“Kossuth” Hungarian Lemon Walnut Crescents – Kossuth Kifli

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…
Hungarian dessert recipes

Golden Walnut Dumplings – Aranygaluska

I meant to make this for a long time and can’t remember when I had it last. Well, it is very nice! A perfect Sunday lunch family treat. The Hungarian name “arany-galuska” here literally means “golden nuggets” or maybe “glorified noodles” but they probably best…
Zserbo Cake

Zserbo Cakes step by step

A Hungarian Christmas classic. The apricot jam and walnut encased in the crumbly pastry with the smooth rich chocolate top taste delicious together. My whole close and extended family expects (demands) these at Christmas now since I first ventured to make them a couple of…
Snowy Crescent Cakes, Hókifli

Snow Crescents, Hungarian Christmas Cookies

Delicate filled Christmas cookies with a generous dusting of icing sugar. They keep very well for days or even over a week so can be made ahead of the festivities and stored in a tin for friends and visitor drop ins, they are lovely with…