From pig to pork! Traditional courtyard pig slaughtering and home-made delicacies.

From pig to pork! Traditional courtyard pig slaughtering and home-made delicacies.

While the old paprikafarmers around Szeged were busy picking their harvest, during the beginning of September, obviously other events of the economic life took place parallelly. Already at that time, much attention was paid to the preparation of pig slaughtering. For most people the making of hams, sausages and bacon were crucial winter activities and…

Hungarian paprika and Hungaricum Heritage (part I.)

Although the concept of Hungaricums by now has been fully incorporated into our common language, it is always good  to clarify the exact meaning of the word. According to a law adopted in 2012, ‘Hungaricum’ is a term that stands for a unique collection of exceptional and distinctive features that together deliver top performance in…