Traditional Hungarian Dish: Egg Barley with Chicken Stew

I have to admit I was a big enemy of egg barley for long long years. Looking back this was most probably a result of the egg barley ‘overload’ I received in the elementary school, where at least once a week I remember having this ‘signature’ dish for lunch at the canteen. My mother also prepared … Continue reading

The Hungarian Canteen or ‘Menza’ – Part 2

Click here for Part 1. Let’s continue our journey down memory lane. We were at the main courses 🙂 Children at the canteen. Photo Source: premier.mtv.hu. Common or garden sorrel (‘sóska’), and spinach (‘spenót’) puré: let me describe these 2 together, as a kid couldn’t really tell them apart: they were both green, pureed and sweet, barely any difference, … Continue reading