A collection of Hungarian recipes and home cooking


Tag: cherries

Hungarian Poppy Seed Bread

Hungarian Poppy Seed Bread Pudding

This lovely Hungarian dessert is made of the crescent shaped Hungarian bread-roll “kifli”, grinded poppy seeds, milk, vanilla and honey. A favoured pudding at the Christmas festivities as the plentiful of little poppy seeds traditionally were believed to bring luck and fortune. Ingredients 300g sweet…
Hungarian Cherry Cake

Hungarian Sour Cherry Lattice Pie – Meggyes Pite

Another sour cherry summer recipe following my earlier post on the chilled sour cherry soup. Ingredients 800 gram (~1.8lb) sour cherries 200 gram (7 oz) pastry/plain flour 200 gram (1.7 stick) butter at room temperature 2 medium eggs 250 gram caster sugar (8.8 oz) (150g for the…
Hungarian Cold Cherry Soup

Hungarian Chilled Sour Cherry Soup – Hideg Meggyleves

One of the nicest things to offer on hot summer days. This light sour-sweet soup is served very cold as a starter. Made with sour cherries not the sweet cherry variety and is incredibly refreshing in the heat. When I visited my family in the summer,…