Langos - a Hungarian snack
November 13th, 2018 | starter
In Budapest, you get it everywhere: Lángos – a fried potato-yeast dough spread with garlic and sour cream. Grated cheese and a touch of paprika complete the taste. Whether it tastes just as good at home… We tried it. And, yes! Lángos are delicious, even at home!
In the big market hall in Budapest on the first floor they also serve Lángos. Unfortunately, they are degenerated into pizza-like puff pastries, which are covered with all sorts of things (salami, mushrooms, pineapple, etc.), which certainly have nothing to do with a traditional Hungarian Lángos. On the Margaret Island and in the Puszta, on the other hand, we were allowed to taste genuine Lángos. The following recipe comes very, very, very close…. only the Hungarian environment is missing…
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