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Hungary: Budavári Libamájfesztivál (Goose Liver Festival in Buda Castle)

June 22, 2012 Leave a comment

As I visited Budapest I saw widespread advertisements for a Goose Liver Festival.  Huh?  Are they serious?

But I admit it.  I’m a secret liver lover.  I do enjoy a good chicken liver spread or fried liver – be it chicken or beef.  And I do know that goose liver is a delicacy almost as expensive as caviar.  Furthermore goose liver is a signature Hungarian delicacy.  So I really wanted to check out this Goose Liver Festival they were advertising. Read more…

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Hungary: What’s in a Name?

June 22, 2012 1 comment

Budai Krémes

The French, it seems, invented everything delightful in this world.  After all we have French fries, French toast, French cut green beans, French milled soap, and much more.  They even gave us crepes and Napoleons.  Yes, crepes – those paper thin pancakes rolled or folded and filled with some kind of delicacy.  And Napoleons are those delightful, flaky pastries filled with custard.  Suddenly I’m getting hungry… Read more…

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