11/30/2016 – World Wednesday – Hungarian


Welcome to Five Course Trivia! Five days a week, we’ll post five questions about something from the culinary world, from soup to nuts and all dishes in between.

We were at the bus station for a while, but we are back on the World Wednesday Ikarus is back up and running, and the 33rd stop on the tour brings us to Hungary!

Jó étvágyat!

1. Name this basic Hungarian stew, whose Hungarian name translates as “herdsman” or “cowboy”. A Hungarian variant of this dish in the Szekelys people who are Hungarians living in Romania reduces potatoes and adds sauerkraut and sour cream.

Question 1

2. Seen in Hungary and other Central European countries, name this thick jam used in palatschinke crepes and strudel. The picture here are Hungarian cookies which use prunes as the fruit base.

Question 2

3. The Hungarian peppers seen here are often ground up to create what spice?

Question 3

4. Name this deep-fried flat bread, which is topped with a wide variety of toppings, which often includes grated cheese, garlic sauce, sour cream, and sausages.

Question 4

5. Formerly called Kürtőskalács, the cakes seen here made of sweet, yeasty dough are named after what architectural object?

Question 5

6. Pálinka is general term for fruit brandy in Hungary, with different kinds made with different fruits. Name the word that has been obscured in this photo, which describes a pálinka made with apricots. With a completely different meaning, that word is also the same as a prominent American.

Question 6


1. Goulash
2. Lekvar
3. Paprika
4. Langos
5. Chimney cake
6. Barack

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