Articles by Carolyn Bánfalvi
20 Questions about Hungarian Wine For Exotic Wine Travel
Twenty questions about Hungarian wine with Matthew Horkey and Charine Tan—the duo of globetrotting wine writers behind Exotic Wine Travel.
The History of Hungarian Beer
The craft beer revolution has brought lots of excitement to Hungary's beer scene, but Hungary's history of beer brewing goes back to the nomadic Magyars. And Budapest's Kőbánya neighborhood is still h...
The Many Faces of Körözött, With A Recipe
Served throughout Hungary (as well as in Slovakia, Austria, and Northern Italy), körözött is a simple paprika-spiked cheese dip. It’s typically part of a Hungarian appetizer spread, offered with chunk...
Túró: How to Make Hungary’s Favorite Cheese
In Hungary the most common types of cheese are young and fresh ones. In this category túró is definitely the most popular, accounting for half of all cheese consumed in the country.
This guide will help you understand some of the essential Tokaji concepts, decode the important vocabulary you will find on a bottle of wine from Tokaj, and just generally put the nuances of the regio...