Magyar Mac and Cheese

More and more, as I get older, I run a lot of what I eat through my dad’s Hungarian (Magyar) background. It played a large role in my food development as a kid. Usually at least a few meals a week had a traditional Hungarian element to it. A...

Apple Cider Mac N Cheese

I’ve been spending the day exploring different gingerbread cookie recipes. Both from my own cultural background, Hungarian, and others. I made the traditional North American version, the Hungarian version and Swedish version. Each have unique techniques and spice variations. And each are delicious for their own reasons. This left...

3 Cheese Ravioli

it’s been very dry where I live. And when I subsist on a largely hyper-local diet, I have a closer connection to the farmers and ranchers who grow and raise my food. The most tangible evidence of dryness is working with the local heritage wheat flour. It is normally...

Heritage Wheat Pasta

Save Print Heritage Wheat Pasta Recipe type: Pasta   While modern wheat has been getting demonized for its digestibility issues, and rightly so, some of the older varieties of wheat are starting to come back into favour. A local farmer grows a few of these heritage varieties and they make...

Sweet Pepper Marinara Sauce

Save Print Sweet Pepper Marinara Sauce Recipe type: Pasta   Ingredients 2 tsp oil 2 medium onions, peeled and chopped 4 stalks celery, trimmed and chopped 4 medium carrots, peeled and chopped 3 sweet bell peppers, stem and seeds removed, chopped 156mL/5.5 oz tomato paste 796mL/28 fl oz canned whole...

Kápostás Tészta (Hungarian Cabbage Noodles)

Save Print Kápostás Tészta (Hungarian Cabbage Noodles) Recipe type: Pasta, Noodles   Ingredients For the Caramelized Cabbage: 1 Tbsp oil 4 cups finely grated green cabbage (not Savoy or Chinese cabbage varieties, simply regular green) 1 tsp salt For the Cabbage Noodles: Prepared Caramelized Cabbage 450g/1lb medium egg noodles, cooked...

Chicken Sausage Vegetable Primavera Omelette

Save Print Chicken Sausage Vegetable Primavera Omelette Recipe type: Brunch   Ingredients 1 +3 tsp oil 100g/4 oz chicken sausage (or your favourite fresh sausage), crumbled 2 small or 1 medium zucchini, cut into 1cm (1/2") wedges 100g/4 oz fresh green beans 1 medium onion, peeled and thinly sliced 1...

Spicy Meatball Lasagna

Save Print Spicy Meatball Lasagna Recipe type: Pasta   Ingredients For the Heritage Wheat Blend Pasta: 2 cups spelt flour, sifted after measuring 1-1/2 cups park wheat flour (or whole wheat flour), sifted after measuring (keep 2 Tbsp of the sifted bran and add it back to the flour. It...