This cookbook is a wonderful collection of recipes from Transylvania (Erdely). After moving to the United States, Gizella refined and personalized her recipes with ingredients found in the local US grocery stores.
This collection includes traditional dishes like: Eggplant Spread (Vinete), Meatball Soup (Húsgombóc Leves), Chicken Paprika (Csirke Paprikás), Hungarian Hamburgers (Fasirt), Stuffed Cabbage (Töltött Káposzta), and Transylvanian Goulash (Székelygulyás).
Also, some delicious desserts like: Crescent Cookies (Kifli), Cheese Dumplings (Túrosgomoc), Salami Cookie (Keksz Szalámi), and Zserbo.
Gizella Kerekes was born and raised in Transylvania (Erdelyi), which is located in Romania. At age 32 she moved to the United States with her husband and 4 children and had another child a few years later. Gizella has a wonderful collection of Hungarian recipes. Over the years she refined and personalized the recipes with ingredients found in the local US grocery stores, which truly made them her own. This collection is some of her children's favorite dishes.