Delicious Secrets of Hungarian Cuisine
What is special about Hungarian Cuisine ?
Hungarian cuisine is a reflection of Hungary’s continental climate (cold winters, hot summers), the countryside fare, and the influences of neighboring Slavic countries, along with Germany, Austria, and Turkey. It is known for its unique flavors, ingredients, and seasonings. Common ingredients used in Hungarian cooking include paprika, bacon, cabbage, sauerkraut, caraway seed, poppy seed, black pepper, onions, garlic, sour cream, and dill. Paprika is one of the most notable seasonings used in Hungarian food and the country produces some of the finest quality paprika in the world. Hungarian cuisine also features a variety of delicious desserts and pastries, such as Kürtőskalács (Chimney Cake), Kifli (kiffles), and Dobos Torte. Enjoy the unique flavors of Hungarian cuisine and explore the rich cultural influences that make it so special.