Articles in: Made in Hungary

Hungary has its fair share of celebrities and famous sports personalities. It has also trained numerous outstanding scientists, resulting in many famous inventions. Read about famous Hungarians, Hungarian inventions and unique Hungarian products.


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Hungarian Sausage and Pálinka

Hungarian Sausage and Pálinka
Posted by: Roberta Gyori09/27/2010

When we think of Hungary, Goulash and Tokaji spring to most people’s mind, however traditional gastronomic culture doesn’t stop at these two staples of Hungarian heritage. Kolbász (sausage) and...

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Hungarian Cinema

Hungarian Cinema
Posted by: Roberta Gyori08/15/2010

If you’re a fan of art movies, you will appreciate the Hungarian film scene
While Hungarian films may have fallen short of impressing Western critics in past years, it’s safe to say that Hungary’s...

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Traubisoda and the Hungarian Wine Spritzer, Fröccs

Traubisoda and the Hungarian Wine Spritzer, Fröccs
Posted by: Roberta Gyori07/22/2010

Summer tends to be very warm in Hungary and the hot weather calls for light and refreshing drinks. You could have a coke or a bier, but Hungarians are more creative than that. Let us introduce you...

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‘Pöttyös’, the real thing

‘Pöttyös’, the real thing
Posted by: Roberta Gyori07/09/2010

Treat yourself to a Túró Rudi!
Túró Rudi is a dark chocolate bar ('rúd') filled with cottage cheese ('túró'), immensely popular in Hungary and available in a variety of flavors. The classic bar...

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Hollywood on the Danube

Hollywood on the Danube
Posted by: Roberta Gyori07/02/2010

Hollywood on the Danube - The New York Times, Jul/02/2010
Red Heat, Evita, Sonnenschein, I Spy, Munich, Hellboy 2: The Golden Army - these are just some of the big budget Hollywood movies that...

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Ferenc Puskás, The Galloping Major

Ferenc Puskás, The Galloping Major
Posted by: Roberta Gyori06/14/2010

Do you know who scored the most goals ever for a national soccer team?
There is soccer fever all over, as people everywhere are tuned in to watch the World Cup. Even though Hungary is not part of...

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Szamos Marzipan, a Hungarian Delicacy

Szamos Marzipan, a Hungarian Delicacy
Posted by: Roberta Gyori06/12/2010

They say that it all began with the rose…
It was in the early 1930s when a young apprentice confectioner, Mátyás Szamos mastered the art of making a pretty rose from the almondy, sweet product...

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Famous Hungarians and Their Creations

Famous Hungarians and Their Creations
Posted by: Roberta Gyori04/27/2010

What do Vitamin C, Rubik’s Cube and Zsa Zsa Gabor have in common?
Did you know that native Hungarians and scientists of Hungarian origin received a Nobel Prize on more than 20 occasions? Or that...

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Herend Porcelain

Herend Porcelain
Posted by: Roberta Gyori04/25/2010

The pottery factory of Herend was founded in 1826. It carried out experiments on making porcelain and developed the first true porcelain pieces in a very short time. At first the porcelain made in...

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Zsolnay Porcelain

Zsolnay Porcelain
Posted by: Roberta Gyori04/13/2010

Miklós Zsolnay established his factory in 1853 in the city of Pécs, in order to produce stoneware and ceramics. The factory achieved worldwide recognition for its innovative frost-proof products at...

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Famous Hungarian Wines

Famous Hungarian Wines
Posted by: Roberta Gyori04/10/2010

You'll always want your glass half full during your stay in Hungary
Hungary's climate and soil are perfect for growing grapes and winemaking has long traditions. Reflected in folk art, music,...

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Pálinka, the Hungarian Brandy

Pálinka, the Hungarian Brandy
Posted by: Roberta Gyori03/20/2010

Pálinka is a type of fruit brandy, distilled from a variety of fruits grown mainly on the Great Hungarian Plains. It is a strong and intense alcoholic beverage and comes in a variety of flavors,...

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