From Grandma with love
Paper cake is one of the greatest recipes I learnt from my Grandmother. The name was given by “the three princesses”, namely my two sisters and me when we were children. We thought that the cake was made from paper because strudel sheets looked like paper.
So, yes, one of the main ingredients is strudel sheet from which Hungarian strudel is made. It is thin like phyllo dough (and like paper). I used Csurgói Réteslap and Csík és társa Réteslap but Csurgói fitted better for this recipe.
The recipe is for a 40 x 40 cm baking pan, but I have a smaller one so I halved the quantities.
Most of the photos were made by my boyfriend as my hands were a little bit messy.
From our kitchen
To bring more variety into our dinners we have prepared körözött, which is a very popular sandwich spread among Hungarians.
Layered potatoes from Hungary
My mother always makes potato casserole in a Jenaer glass dish. Unfortunately I don’t have one yet, so I used my old baking pan. Nevertheless, our lunch was perfect.
At the end of August, I was invited to a garden party where I would not have liked to arrive empty-handed. I would have liked to bake something. Instead of the usual wine and champagne I decided to bake pogacsas with dry sausage. I didn’t regret it, everyone liked the pogacsas.
We tried the recipe years before, but still this is our favorite. My boyfriend likes very much to fry the meat, together we are ready quickly. Coated chicken is perfect to serve with French fries and salad with tomato, purple onion and yogurt.
Road trip snack
It was a long before I baked this snack, but the appropriate occasion has come before the vacation. The pizza snail is a perfect road trip snack: no crumbs, has characteristic taste and there are few who do not like it. The trip was long to Montenegro, we run out of the snails quickly…