Gastronomy

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SZÉK restaurant – a pinch of Transylvania

Székely Land, an exciting and unique region of Transylvania (in Romania) has always had special importance for the Hungarian nation. Székelyföld is quite far from the Hungarian–Romanian border, but the people still speak Hungarian as their native language and they still keep their traditions. Thanks to a lady, who was…

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Love and bonfire – needed more than ever!

Haraszthy Vineyard has several evitable merits: it was one of the pioneers to put Etyek on the wine map of the world (Etyek–Buda wine region near Budapest), plus it has always managed to add some exotic spice to rural Hungary. I remember my first experience visiting them, well after midnight…

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Sustainable fine dining in the vineyard

This table below is waiting for those food and wine connoisseurs, who care about our planet and who are seeking something unique, the “one in a million” wine event. As we reported earlier this year, Kristinus Wine Estate is proceeding well with its conversion into a biodynamic estate. With its…

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Kissed by a buffalo in Sopron

Do you know what buffalo kiss is? Well, it is a less known type of “fröccs” aka wine spritzer. Fröccs is simply wine and soda water, and it is highly popular in Hungary. The different names refer to the different ratio of wine and soda. The most common is “nagyfröccs”…