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The moment of perfectness baked into cheese-herb biscuits

cheese-herb biscuits from the Taste of Memories Hungarian country kitchen www.tasteofmemories.com

Do you remember the feeling when being a child we were chasing fallen leaves? Sometimes we only enjoyed its whirring sound while wallowing through them. Sometimes we collected the most beautiful ones, placed them between two sheets of newspaper and pressed them with large, heavy books. Sometimes we made a picture by placing them under…

In the wake of my grandmother’s burgonyás pogácsa

burgonyás pogácsa/potato scone from the Taste of Memories Hungarian country kitchen www.tasteofmemories.com

I take a look at the piece of paper with that unmistakably typical handwriting and read the instructions line-by-line which is not really wordy I must say. (dkg and dl are measurements which were widely used at the time of our grandmothers and mothers) “Potato scones/Burgonyás pogácsa 1 kg pastry flour 1/2 potatoes 1 db…

The scent of home- fonott kalács /Hungarian braided sweet bread

Regular Taste of Memories readers know already, that I am big fan of yeasted doughs. It is like a passion which I try to control, but time to time I must come up with a recipe, moments when I cannot resist and I must bake! Fonott kalács, in English braided sweet bread is ideal for breakfast…

The instinct of giving and the recipe of “tócsi”

Tócsi (pronunciation) is a dish in Hungary which is called in many ways depending on the region. Wikipedia mentions 35 different names and most probably it will cause a debate among people who come from different parts of the country which name is the original. It is a dish a bit like rösti but not…

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