Since we are approaching Christmas, we have collected our favorite recipes, as we all know that this time of the year in Hungary is not the same without the traditional festive menu. If you are stuck for menu inspiration, you need to look no further.
Although not as popular as it once was, if you want a traditional Hungarian Chirstmas dish, the unique wine soup still has a place on the dinner table today. The recipe from our colleague Adrienn Vass with the beautiful photos by Péter Csákvári will help you make it:
As fish is traditionally considered a Christian symbol as well as a fasting dish, fish soup is perhaps the most important dish of a Christmas dinner in Hungary. The recipe has many variations as every region in Hungary has its own style of fish soup. But you can’t go wrong with ours:
Another important dish is stuffed cabbage, which is not only a typical Hungarian Christmas recipe, but one of the most popular, beloved, classic Hungarian dishes here, as well as a constant offer of restaurants that cook typical homemade Hungarian foods. You can’t make a mistake with our stuffed cabbage recipe:
In addition to small baked goods, there is always a main dessert at the end of the Christmas menu in Hungary. Probably the most popular Hungarian Christmas dessert is the beigli/bejgli, a pastry roll filled with poppy seeds or walnut. These two type of fillings, according to tradition, brings good luck and protection against unpleasant things. Here’s how to make this heavenly dessert:
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