The annual ritual of Busójárás dates back to hundreds of years, celebrating the end of winter and the beginning of spring. The UNESCO-recognised event lasts approximately for one week in the small town of Mohács, located in southern Hungary, near the city of Pécs. Although this year’s carnival was cancelled due to the pandemic, you can always learn more about Busójárás, one of the most famous Hungaricums.
Every country has its unique Christmas traditions and Hungary is no exception as well. Throughout the centuries, Hungary was influenced by a multitude of customs that has shaped the way we celebrate Christmas today. In this article, we review the most important elements of the holiday season in Hungary.
The Cake of the Year contest is organised every year to celebrate the most successful, talented and upcoming confectioners of Hungary and promote culinary innovation. In August 2020, the cake “Curiositas” has been awarded as the winner of the contest.
Small red berries hanging in bunches from the trees - cherry can surely be found in most gardens in Hungary. Growing from June to August, it is among the most popular fruits of the summer. Read about the next content of our “Ingredient of the month” series, the sour cherry.
Imagine that you are in the Belle Époque, the turn of the century between the 1800's - 1900’s in Europe, wandering through the streets of Budapest, looking at the buildings that give this city its unique look today. We are inviting you to discover a slice of Budapest's past through its architecture!
Mihály Munkácsy is among the iconic Hungarian artists whose life and art impacted his whole generation. The legacy of his paintings and technique elevated him to remarkable international renown and is considered as an essential influence even today.