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Csirke Dubarry Modra

Chicken à la Dubarry

Whenever I’m in Budapest looking to grab a quick lunch I sooner or later will come across “Chicken Dubbary style” on the menus of takeaways and restaurants. The dish gained popularity in home cooking too. A little bit fiddly as the seared chicken is topped…
Breaded fried chicken

Breaded Chicken – Rántott hús

A firm favourite in the Hungarian home usually made on the weekend or at family celebration. The type of meat can vary, most popular being pork, chicken or even veal which is a very similar dish to Veal Milanese. This tender meat with a crispy…
chicken paprikash with nokedli

Chicken Paprikash with “Nokedli” Noodles

Chicken paprikash and the popular Hungarian pasta “nokedli” are best friends and very often served together.  Nokedli is made from a home made noodle dough (think of  a very thick pancake batter) that is pushed through a special tool with holes into boiling water. The…

Hungarian Chicken Soup – Tyúkhúsleves

This is a cherished traditional starter for any family celebrations, weddings, christenings and very often served as a Sunday lunch starter (lunch is the most substantial meal of the day in Hungary). Lots of vegetables, tender meat chicken and egg noodles in a golden clear…

Hungarian Creamy Chicken Ragout Soup

A fragrant creamy chicken soup with tarragon and fresh vegetables.  It’s light yet rich with an earthy depth just when the subtle lemon and hint of mustard surprises you. This sophisticated little dish won’t hang around for long, guaranteed!

Meat Stew (pörkölt) with Pasta

Ingredients for two people I used pork in this, but it can be made with most meats just to list the most popular:  chicken, beef, lamb or turkey.