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Roast duck legs with Hungarian braised red cabbage, kacsapecsenye

Roasted Duck Legs with Apples and Braised Red Cabbage

I was looking forward to making dish because can’t remember the last time I ate this popular Hungarian roast with the obligatory braised red cabbage.  Duck legs make a very fine roast, as I just re-discovered myself. Crunchy, juicy and meltingly-textury, nothing like other meats…
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.