Let’s Eat! Hungarian Dishes we recommend you to try


  • Gulyásleves (goulash soup)
  • Halászlé (a famous hot and spicy fish soup with hot paprika)
  • Chicken Paprikash called Csirkepaprikás (a stew with a lot of sweet paprika, cream or sour cream)
  • Hideg meggyleves (cherry soup served cold and sweet)
  • Főzelék (traditional, vegetable-based meal with a creamy consistency, a ‘stick soup’)
  • Tomato-Pepper Stew called Lecsó (a stew with onion, tomato and pepper)
  • Pörkölt (meat stew - similar to ragù, mostly pork or beef)
  • Lángos (generally street food, pastry dough with garlic, sour cream and cheese on top)
  • Hortobágyi palacsinta (savoury crepe filled with veal stew)
  • Dobos Cake (sponge cake layered with chocolate paste and glazed with caramel and nuts)
  • Túró Rudi (sweet quark cheese - called túró - filled chocolate bar)
  • Chimneycake called Kürtőskalács (sweet dough wrapped and baked around a baking spit resulting in a crispy exterior and a soft interior dough, then rolled in cinnamon, walnut, cacao, coconut, etc.)
  • Hungarian Trifle called Somlói galuska (three scoops of sponge cake topped with a mound of whipped cream, chopped walnuts, and chocolate)
  • (other Hungarian sweets to be found in shops: Sport bar, Balaton bar, Stühmer chocolate, Szamos marzipan)
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Gulyásleves (Goulash) Halászlé (Fish soup) Csirkepaprikás (Chicken paprikash)
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Lángos Hortobágyi Palacsinta Dobos torta (Dobos cake)
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Pörkölt (meat stew) Kürtőskalács (Chimneycake) Somlói galuska (Hungarian Trifle)

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