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Hungarian Meatballs – recipe

As the weather gets cooler, I’m looking for big hot bowls of hearty, full-flavored comfort food that hits the spot and leaves no leftovers.  Well, I take that back.  With this recipe, I want leftovers.  I double it at least and enjoy it for lunch until it’s gone and then I think about making more. […]

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Over 70 years ago my grandfather stood here in this place on the Buda side, a country boy of fourteen impressed by the sophistication of Budapest.  His view then was similar, the parliament on the Pest side and Margaret Island dividing the Danube where he spent a day boating and picnicking on green peppers and […]

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Hungarian Beef Stew – A recipe

There’s a new kid on the block in my neck of the woods.  She’s beautiful, exotic, and has these flashy hazel eyes that dance a bit mischievously from her frame of red hair.  I met her not long ago and knew instantly that we’d be friends.  She’s Hungarian, like my grandfather, loves to cook, like […]

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