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.
Thanks to its great geographical location, Hungary is famous for its fresh, delicious agricultural products. In the “Ingredient of the month” section, we would like to introduce you to a seasonal Hungarian fruit or vegetable every month, talking about its benefits and characteristics as well as tips on how to prepare them.
This month’s favourite is the asparagus!
Traditions are building blocks of communities. Although some of them can’t fulfill their original intentions anymore, there are a handful of Hungarian traditions that are still alive to this day, and even adapted to a more hectic city life routine. Springtime traditions are often centered around the renewal of nature and love. Today we are revealing the origins and meaning of the most colorful tradition of Hungarian springtime: May trees.
As a Central European country, Hungarian cuisine has the unique feature of being influenced by dishes of surrounding cultures while maintaining its original roots and characteristics. Historically speaking, Hungarian cuisine is very meat-oriented: the effect of the nomadic lifestyle of Magyar tribes at the beginning of the 10th century is palpable on even the modern Hungarian dishes.
The fall season has started and it comes with interesting programmes to see. The annual Autumn Festival of the Museums started on 23 September 2019 and offer events until 10 November 2019.