Ilona’s Hungarian Culture Topics

All Things Hungarian, a Page Collection About Me I grew up with an appreciation of my Hungarian heritage. I’ve written articles to highlight the cultural richness of the Magyar people, which, of course, includes recipes from their world-class cuisine. I put...
Cardamom Spice, Recipes To Warm Your Heart

Cardamom Spice, Recipes To Warm Your Heart

Warming and Flavorful Spice for Your Cooking While better known today because of its addition to Chai drinks and Indian cuisine, cardamom has long been a favorite in Scandinavian kitchens and in my kitchen, too. It add a “je ne sais quoi” to many dishes...
Creamy Lemon Turkey Casserole

Creamy Lemon Turkey Casserole

Cooking, eating, entertaining, having a good time… it’s why I collect recipes and share them. Plus I’m half Hungarian. Get Out Your Casserole Dish and Bake This Tonight My Family’s Favorite Comfort Casserole Many years ago, a dear friend sent...

Fresh Figs

I love the look of fresh figs, they are sumptuous in look and subtle in color, but it is the luscious taste that is the big attraction. If you have access to these delights, try them in delicious new ways. Who doesn’t love pizza? Try Pizza Bianca From Italian...

The World Is Your Oyster

I consider oysters such a treat. That would number me in the minority of my family, but maybe part of a much greater group in the world. This post has to do with that bivalve, the oyster genus Ostrea, that should be enjoyed on many levels- the first being its...