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Hungarian nine-course dinner

Well, I’ve been to a three-course, five-course and even a seven-course dinner (once, in the Excelsior hotel in Malta with the British Guild of Travel Writers). But a nine-course dinner was something I’d never heard of. While in Debrecen, I was invited by the mayor to a wine tasting evening in one of the town’s […]

My Fascination with Hungarian

A woman is painting plate of Herend porcelain

I’ve been fascinated with Hungarian for the best part of a decade. I started with some night classes in Vienna during 2002 and continued with the purchase of the US Department of State self-teaching method that runs into fifty-two 90-minute cassettes (we are talking 2004) and is recommended for US embassy staff and spies, I […]