Traditional Meatloaf

This is an easy to prepare meatloaf, infused with a rich smoky aroma from the Mangalitza pancetta. A versatile dish, you can serve it with a leafy green salad for a light lunch or with creamy mashed potatoes to create an indulgent dinner. It also travels well, so you can bring it along for a picnic or slice thinly for a delicious sandwich filling.

For this recipe, we would like to thank Aranka Turmezei, daughter of Hungarian/Croatian hoteliers.

Read more →

Beer-Marinated Pork Chops

Deliciously succulent pork chops, marinated overnight for maximum tenderness. Infused with flavour and just a touch of heat, these steaks are quick and easy to prepare, simply grill or cook in the oven. Serve with a leafy green salad if you are looking for a light summer dish, or over a bed of egg noodles and stir-fried vegetables for comfort food paradise.

Wine pairing: Serve with a glass of Szent Gaál Winery's Szekszárdi Kadarka 2019, as the freshness and zestiness of the Kadarka grapes perfectly complements the richness of the potatoes.

Read more →

Chicken Shaslik

A simple and healthy recipe perfect for summer, these delicious chicken skewers are great whether you are making it on the BBQ, or on a rainy day in the comfort of your kitchen. Serve on warm pita bread, with a side of green leafy salad and a selection of pickles.

Wine Pairing: The vibrant acidity of Bolyki Winery's Egri Rosé goes very well with the zesty marinade and the salad-side.

Read more →

Smoky BBQ Marinade

An easy-to-make marinade to infuse meat with a rich and smoky BBQ flavour. It goes particularly well with chicken and pork, or try with a full head of cauliflower for a delicious veggie twist.

Read more →

Cucumber Salad

Zesty cucumber slices in a tangy dressing, it is the perfect light summer salad to go with a smoky BBQ or try alongside traditional Hungarian dishes including paprikash chicken or lamb stew for an authentic experience.

Read more →

Steak Tartare

A true celebration of beef, steak tartare is all about the quality of the meat. For the best experience and a complete peace of mind, choose the highest quality, ideally grass-fed beef fillet steak from your trusted butcher.

Combining the finely chopped (or minced) fillet with just a few simple ingredients, the aim is to let the natural flavour of the meat shine through. Serve with fresh golden brown toast, capers and finely chopped red onions for a decadent entrée or a show-stopping main course.

Wine pairing: Elevate it to a complete gastronomic delight with a glass Vesztergomi Winery's Shiraz Rosé. A meaty rosé with a rich and distinctive character, it is an intriguing choice for rosé-sceptics and red wine lovers alike.

Read more →

Gluten Free Gourmet Pizza

A simple to make gluten free pizza base is raised to new culinary heights with the addition of mangalitza salami, providing it with rich and piquant pork flavour and a delicious smoky aroma.

The versatile pizza base is low in carbohydrates and suitable for a wide range of diets, including paleo & keto, or simply swap our the salami for your favourite vegetable toppings and create a filling plant-based dish.

Read more →

Slowly Braised Lamb Stew

Few dishes say comfort food like a pot of slowly braised stew, and lamb fried with aromatic smoked paprika and mangalitza bacon then cooked with a dash of red wine takes this beloved culinary genre to a whole new level.

Wine pairing: Experience with the wonderfully soft palate of St Andrea Winery's Egri Bikavér Grand Superior “Hangács”, which exudes an irresistible combination of fresh fruit, gentle spice and a touch of toastiness from the oak ageing.

Read more →

Hungarian Stuffed Pancake - Hortobágyi Palacsinta

A meaty delight, these crêpe style pancakes are filled with a paprikash stew of beef mince and covered with an irresistibly creamy meat sauce. While not a traditional dish, this popular main course has now become a firm favourite amongst Hungarians and visitors alike, with a plate of these steaming pancakes becoming a rite of passage for all who visit Budapest.

Wine pairing: The fine acidity, fruity aromas and tantalising volcanic minerality of St. Andrea's Egri Bikavér Superior “Áldás” makes a great match for these pancakes.

Read more →

Nutilicious Crêpe

Traditional Hungarian crêpe style pancakes with a moreish filling of hazelnut and walnut butter and slices of fresh fruit.

Read more →