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Dobostorta

As part of the project to eat a bunch of Hungarian foods in March (magyar március!), I made one of Hungary’s most famous cakes, the Dobos cake. Unlike what many translated recipes claim, this is not called Drum Cake in … Continue reading

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One-day brownies

Heatwave, schmeatwave: life must go on, rooms must be painted, brownies must be made. Ingredients: one medium zucchini 1 cup – 1.5 cups sugar (depending on taste) 0.5 cup oil 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups flour 0.3 cup cocoa powder … Continue reading

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Cherries

Hungarian word of the day: cseresznye. It means cherries. It is not my favorite word right now, because we spent a good part of a very hot Saturday outside in the sun picking them, and a good part of a … Continue reading

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Sprouts and körözött

Hungarian word of the day: csíra. It means sprouts. When I was a child I remember loving sprouts. Then I sort of forgot about them for 20 or so years, but luckily rediscovering them was just as fun. And the … Continue reading

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