Hungary

Flavours of Hungary

Goulash is the country’s culinary calling card, but there are many other delicious Hungarian dishes, whether it’s roast pork or pretty pastries.
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Photo gallery: highlights of Hungary

For this collection, photographer Pete Goding travelled to all corners of Hungary to capture the country’s most spectacular bodies of water in all their glory, from bustling Budapest and the quiet town of Szob, to Lake Balaton and Lake Tisza.
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Photo story: highlights of Hungary

For this collection, photographer Pete Goding travelled to all corners of Hungary to capture the country’s most spectacular bodies of water in all their glory, from bustling Budapest and the quiet town of Szob, to Lake Balaton and Lake Tisza.

Where to eat the best goulash

We round up the best places, both in Budapest and here in the UK, to get your fill of authentic goulash.

How to make it: Marc Surette’s chicken fricot recipe

Recreate this warming regional classic following the tips of Marc Surette of Moncton’s Bistro 33, who has cooked for the likes of the Queen

How to make it: Szabina Szulló and Tamás Széll’s goulash recipe

Two chefs’ take on goulash, the classic Hungarian stew of meat and vegetables, served at their two Budapest restaurants, Stand and Stand25.

Culinary neighbourhoods: Budapest

From casual canteens to Michelin-starred restaurants, the Hungarian capital is full of places to dine out — nowhere more so than in the Jewish Quarter, Szabadság tér and Bartók Béla út

Budapest: Chefs and culinary makers

Meet the chefs and makers behind Budapest’s top food experiences, from the farmer producing gourmet charcuterie to the man who established Hungary’s first ‘DIY restaurant’.

Raise a glass: Hungarian wine

The spiritual home of ‘noble rot’, Hungary has been producing great wines for millennia, from from Tokaji aszú to Egri bikavér.

Hungary: Deconstructing goulash

Around the globe you’ll find all sorts of dishes masquerading as goulash. But the authentic, Hungarian version is a world apart. And it’s never, ever, a stew.
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Hungarian Chefs Pay Homage to the Classics—with a Twist

Hungary’s cuisine has always been unique, but a new wave of creative chefs are changing the future of Hungary’s food scene.

Where to stay in Budapest

Modern touches and classical architecture meld together in Budapest, resulting in a wealth of affordable grand hotels in opulent surroundings.

In Pictures: Hungary

From its clifftop castles to its world-famous hot springs, this photography series captures the many shades of Hungary

Hungarian wine: Raise a glass

Hungary is undergoing a viticultural revival with everything from dry whites and dessert wines to 'bull's blood' red on the menu

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