Hungarian food in general is rich, tasty and filling. Meat is popular and many dishes focus on this, but some vegetarian options are available.
Gulyás (goulash) – The most well known Hungarian food both inside and outside the country. Chunks of meat stewed in a thick brown sauce and served with vegetables and dumplings.
Pörkölt – Another rich stew, this one is peasant fare yet surprisingly delicious.
Halászlé – Fisherman's Soup, spiced with paprika it’s a hearty dish enjoyed year round.
Tokay wine – This special wine is world renowned, with the area itself represented in the name.
Lecsó – Vegetarian stew featuring peppers, onions and tomatoes. Similar to ratatouille.
Dobos torta – Caramel topped buttercream cake.