Who Am I? Eva HAMORI

I am a mother, a wife, a daughter, a sister, an auntie, a friend, a traveller, a writer, a teacher, a singer, a volunteer, a gardener, and also at least once a day, a cook. Whenever we travel to a new country and try new foods, unique flavours, spices and herbs, I come home and recreate … Continue reading Who Am I? Eva HAMORI

Hungarian Beef Stew with Smoked Paprika Instead

As many of you might have guessed, I am Hungarian descent and married to a Hungarian man. We have a home in downtown Budapest and we love connecting with our heritage through the flavours of home. Hungarian paprika which we put in everything, Hungarian vegeta which is a soup base that reminds me of my … Continue reading Hungarian Beef Stew with Smoked Paprika Instead

HOW TO MAKE: Hungarian Stacked Potatoes (Rakott Krumpli)

    Hungarian ‘Rakott Krumpli’ or egg and potato casserole Alfonz cooks a few times a year, usually BBQ related, and always very good. Over the years he’s picking up a few skills in the kitchen, and every once in a while, like yesterday, he surprises me with dinner. After a full day on the canal … Continue reading HOW TO MAKE: Hungarian Stacked Potatoes (Rakott Krumpli)

HOW TO MAKE: Hungarian Cabbage Rolls

  Cabbage Layers 1.Cabbage Rolls Start by cutting out the core of a head of green cabbage and putting it hole side down in a big pot of salted boiling water with the lid on. Put on medium high and let boil for about an hour. Take a pack of 500 gram ground meat, (pork, beef … Continue reading HOW TO MAKE: Hungarian Cabbage Rolls

HOW TO MAKE: Meggyes, Hungarian Sour Cherry Cake

  Hungarian Meggyes My mommy’s recipe! 6 egg yolks 500 grams icing sugar 300 grams butter or shortening 500 grams flour 1 and half teaspoons baking powder 200 ml sour-cream mix all together until smooth add 6 egg whites beaten until fluffy to the mixture and roll in with a spatula pour the mixture into … Continue reading HOW TO MAKE: Meggyes, Hungarian Sour Cherry Cake

HOW TO MAKE: Cheese Biscuits and Hungarian Goulash Soup

  Sajtos Pogácsa, Hungarian Cheese Biscuits with Goulash Soup   With mom here, she shares a few secret family recipes with us. Julie from choir had a special experience tracing her roots back to Hungary. In honour of her adventure, mom and I show her a few of our favourite dishes. Today we make Goulash … Continue reading HOW TO MAKE: Cheese Biscuits and Hungarian Goulash Soup

HOW TO MAKE: Terrine Fois Gras

Fois Gras French law states that “Foie gras belongs to the protected cultural and gastronomical heritage of France.” It is the liver of a duck fattened by force-feeding corn down the bird’s throat. Hungary produces 10% and Bulgaria 6% of this product and ships to France. 80% is produced in country but there is a good … Continue reading HOW TO MAKE: Terrine Fois Gras