Articles by Taste Hungary
Dill Power: The Benefits of Drinking Pickle Juice
You know it’s summer when you see jars of kovászos dill pickles fermenting in sunny window sills. That summery pickle flavor can also come in the form of a drink, concocted with the juice from the pic...
Cherry Soup (Meggyleves): Hungary’s Sweet and Sour Summer Soup, With a Recipe
There's no better way to enjoy the summer's seasonal fruit bounty than in a cold fruit soup. There are lots of variations, but sour cherry soup (meggyleves) is perhaps the most popular. It's a tart so...
Budapest Dive Bar Confidential
Budapest is a drinking city, with some very good dive bars. To help you cut to the chase when it comes to finding some divey fun, we have compiled a list of some of the best Budapest has to offer.
Kakashere Pörkölt (Rooster Testicle Stew)
In a country where meat—be it beef, pork, turkey, or goose—is consumed with gusto, the rooster's family jewels are just another juicy delicacy served in a heady paprika broth.
Erős Pista: Hungary’s Multi-Purpose Paprika Paste
The spicy condiment known as Erős Pista—a thick paprika paste—is so omnipresent in lunch canteens (étkezdék), Hungarian restaurants, and in home kitchens that there is little room for artisanal interl...