My favorite Christmas treats: cheesy pretzels or sticks with caraway, sesame or nigella seeds.
Tender pork pieces in an aromatic onion and paprika sauce, served with Hungarian flour dumplings – nokedli.
Beigli – a traditional Hungarian pastry roll filled with walnuts, a real treat for Christmas!
Crispy Hungarian fried bread – Langos – topped with garlic sour cream and grated cheese or simply sprinkled with sugar.
Ground beef phyllo pie. Ground beef (or veal) layered in phyllo sheets softened with butter, then baked until golden. Much pie. Not much fuss. GET THE RECIPE Ground Beef Phyllo Pie submitted by Balkan Lunch Box
Deliciously tender yet crispy-skinned oven roasted turkey drumsticks served with a velvety vegetable gravy. GET THE RECIPE Oven Roasted Turkey Drumsticks submitted by Where Is My Spoon
Crispy skin chicken pieces in an amazingly delicious garlicky roasted red pepper sauce – a Gypsy chicken recipe to die for! GET THE RECIPE Skillet Chicken in Garlic and Roasted Pepper Sauce submitted by Where Is My Spoon
Something you will want to eat on a regular basis: garlicky sourdough bread topped with fried mushrooms and a poached egg. GET THE RECIPE Mushroom Garlic Sourdough Toast with Poached Eggs submitted by Where Is My Spoon
Homemade cream of mushroom soup without the cream or lots of butter, just some cream cheese to make it really smooth and comforting. GET THE RECIPE Creamy Mushroom Soup with Cream Cheese submitted by Where Is My Spoon
Succulent pieces of chicken in a rich and creamy paprika sauce is comfort food, Hungarian style! GET THE RECIPE Csirkepaprikás – Hungarian Paprika Chicken submitted by Thyme to Mango
A most amazing fish soup with whole cooked potatoes, vegetables and Romanian garlic sauce. GET THE RECIPE Fish Soup with Potatoes and Garlic Sauce submitted by Where Is My Spoon
An easy to make, skinny and delicious pumpkin pie with cinnamon and phyllo or yufka pastry. GET THE RECIPE Skinny Pumpkin Cinnamon Pie: Vegan, Low-Fat and Low Sugar submitted by Where Is My Spoon