by Zach Joyner and Dylan Box

hungarian people believe in strong family values. Family is generally the most important thing. IN Hungary its not uncommon to see extended family living togather. Friends in Hungary ussualy share private information with each other and share very strong realtionships.

Hungarian Recipe #1

Beef noodle paprikash

1 lb ground beef

1 tablespoon minced garlic

1 cup chopped onion

1 cup chopped green pepper

3 tablespoons paprika

1/2 teaspoon thyme

3 1/2 cups beef broth

8 ounces medium egg noodles

3/4 cup sour cream

1 tablespoon flour


In dutch oven, brown beef with garlic, onions, and green pepper.
Cook and stir until beef is done, drain off excess fat.
Stir in paprika and thyme.
Add broth and noodles; bring to a boil.
Reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occ.
Mix sour cream with flour; stir into noodle mixture.
Simmer for 3 more minutes, stirring until thickened.

Recipe # 2

Fried Potatoes With Onion and Kielbasa

5 large potatoes, with skin on

2 medium onions, diced

3 tablespoons oil

2 garlic cloves, minced

1 teaspoon paprika

1 lb kielbasa


In a large pot, boil potatoes.
While the potatoes are cooking, cut the sausage into 1/4 inch pieces.
When the potatoes are ALMOST done-not fork tender, drain.
When potatoes are cool enough to handle, dice.
In a large pot, add oil, onions and garlic.
Saute until translucent.
Remove from burner and add paprika. Mix well.
Add the potatoe and kielbasa, mix well, cover and cook on low heat for 15 minutes, stirring often.

Hungarian songs
The Rákóczi march by Miklos Nonika and his band
Dances of Marosszék by Zoltán Kodály

Gift giving in Hungary

Children recieve gifts on december 6th from Mikulás. They leave their boots out and let Mikulas fill them with candy and sweets.

Weather Conditions is Hungary generally stay between the 30-40s. IF it snows out the children will go out and play and sled down hills.

People in hungary generally celibrate christmas.

Interesting facts.

  • Like neighbouring countries, Hungary was part of the Celtic world, then the Roman Empire. Following the fall of Rome, the Huns settled in the plains of Pannonia and gave their name to Hungary.
  • Hungary is one of the oldest countries in Europe. It was founded in 896.
  • Hungarian language is known as Magyar. It is the direct descendent of the language spoken by the Huns.
  • One third of the 15 million Hungarian speakers live outside Hungary, mostly in Romania.
  • Despite the country's name and its language, DNA tests have revealed that central Asian genes represent only a very tiny percentage of the Hungarian population.
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