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Winter Festival on the Danube: Hungarian Cuisine

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The cuisine of Hungary, also known as Magyar cuisine (after that nation’s primary ethnic group) is based on centuries-old traditions of cooking and spicing.  It is characterized by its rich stews and sauces, mouthwatering spice, hearty soups and delicious deserts, and reflects the country’s long history and that of Europe’s many migrations and shifting centers of power. The ancient Magyar tribes were nomadic, and this history of wandering on the … Continue reading

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Language of Food: Winter on the Danube

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Dear Friends, You are invited to take a journey down the “River of Time” as our popular Language of Food Series continues on Saturday, December 10th, 2011 with Winter Festival on the Danube.  For this event, we will explore the diverse cultures on both banks of the Danube River, the ancient international waterway that spans centuries, landscapes, and traditions as it flows from Germany’s Black Forest, through Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, … Continue reading

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Winter Festival on the Danube: Performers and Collaborators

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The Forras Hungarian Folk Band The Forrás Hungarian Folk Band was formed in 1997. Since then it has grown to become a driving force in the Hungarian folk scene in North America. The ensemble plays traditional village music from Central Europe and its members have regularly studied with master musicians in Hungary and Transylvania. Forrás’ performances are both entertaining and educational as the players present the traditional lifestyle and work of the peasant musician. … Continue reading

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