• red-french-onionsoup
    Soup & Stew,  Starters

    Red French style Onion Soup

    French onion soup is a hearty specialty that consists of an aromatic onion soup and bread topped with cheese. This onion soup has a wonderful gourmet aroma thanks to the use of red wine. This recipe is perfect for entertaining at parties such as Christmas or birthdays. You will love this recipe! Original French onion soup A more liquidized version of onion soup is now popular in many countries. In which case, you add a slice bread with cheese. However, the original French version is being eaten differently. There is no wine added. From the beginning, onion and stock are combined. The onion is then strained and divided into portions. Next, alternate layers of…

  • Hungarian-fish-soup-halaszle
    Soup & Stew,  Starters

    Red Hungarian fish soup “Halászlé”

    This is one of the most loved Hungarian appetizers. Because Hungary doesn’t have access to the sea, but has many standing water sources, it is made with freshwater fish. This healthy and authentic recipe is waiting for you to make it at home. Fish soup in Hungary Fish soup is a great choice in Hungary. However, it can be difficult to get used to. Usually you will find bones and heads in the soup also. You can make this dish at home and just use filets, if you prefer. Traditional carp is the main ingredient. A good deal of paprika is used to brighten the soup. But you can also use other fatty fish. If…

  • hungarian-goulash
    Soup & Stew,  Main Courses,  Meat

    Original Hungarian beef goulash

    A good, hearty goulash (beef stew) is a treat for body and soul. It is easy for you to prepare at home with this basic Hungarian recipe. You only need to use a few ingredients and patience to make grandma’s goulash. You can then make a delicious, tender goulash for your loved ones. Porcolt (pörkölt) or Hungarian goulash? This most famous goulash from Hungary and is often confused with the famous Pörkölt. Both dishes are traditionally cooked in a cauldron over an open fire. However, there are two major differences: The kettle goulash is a clear soup with beef, fat and potatoes. Pörkölt is a creamy goulash and is prepared differently. Traditional…

  • gentse waterzooi
    Soup & Stew

    Gentse waterzooi: Belgian chunky chicken stew

    This recipe for tender anddelicious chicken soup is a Belgian legend. It warms the soul and heart and serves as a light supper or lunch. It is rich in healthy ingredients. You will love this signature chicken dish.  History of Belgian waterzooi Waterzooi is a traditional Flemish soup. The Dutch word comes from zooien, which means to cook. It is believed to have come from the city of Ghent, as the name implies. This Ghent-style chicken soup is healthy choice for busy nights and when children are sick.  Originally Belgian waterzooi soup was made from fish, freshwater or sea fish. Today, chicken is a well-known meat and is readily available. The reason this dish changes over time is because the rivers in Ghent are so polluted that the fish have disappeared.  Discover more: The Top 11 Belgian food you did not know about yet Tip for super tender chicken meat For chicken, especially tender, use 1.5 kg (3 lb) of chicken legs instead of chicken breast. Leg meat is the most sensitive part of the whole chicken. After…

  • Cold cucumber joghurt soup recipe
    German Recipes,  Soup & Stew

    Kalte Gurkensuppe: Traditional cold cucumber soup

    On a hot summer day there is nothing more refreshing than a nice cold cucumber soup. It is ready in no time at all, inexpensive and does not stress your stomach. With our recipe for cold cucumber soup you can conjure up a light, yet hearty meal in no time . Traditional German recipe for hot days Cold cucumber soup has a long tradition and is common in countries with hot weather. It is eaten as a main course with prawns or fish or as a side dish or starter. I personally eat cold cucumber soup several times a day on particularly hot days, simply like that. Together with a…

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    Soup & Stew

    Flemish Beef Stew: A Legendary Belgian Dish

    This rich and hearty recipe is one of the Belgian signature dishes. It fills and warms you, not only in Winter. The Belgian kitchen is rich of hearty dishes, just like this one. The most important factor for this dish is time. The meat has be cooked for around 2, better 3 hours on low heat. Your patience will be rewarded with one of the most tender meat you will ever eat. For the stew meat, choose shoulder meat if possible. The right beer For the dark beer, choose a brand not too bitter in taste. IPA is not a good choice for the Flemish beer stew. Sides Serve this…