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I first encountered Honey Cakes at Hortobagy National Park in easern Hungary

    For most of his adult life, László Radics has been making traditional Hungarian honey cakes in his family’s home workshop in Debrecen, Hungary. In this video, he shows us...

Heart shaped Hungarian Honey Cake has a mirror in the middle so the receiver can "see the face of the person whom the giver loves"

Honey cakes. Even the name sounded delicious! I first encountered these traditional Hungarian treats during a visit to Hortobagy National Park in far Eastern Hungary. They lined a table in the...

Carved by hand, these honey cake molds have been used to make the popular Hungarian cookies for hundreds of years in Debrecen, Hungary

Click on above photo to view it in large format: Carved by hand, these wooden honey cake molds have been used to make the popular Hungarian cookies for hundreds of years...

Preparing to package honey cakes, which have for generations been made by one family in Debrecen, Hungary

Click on above photo to view it in large format: Preparing to package honey cakes, which have for generations been made by one family in Debrecen, Hungary

Precarious walkway in northern Hungary leads to the head of Lion's Rock at Boldogko Castle, used as a watchtower for centuries during medieval times

Click on above photo to view it in large format: Precarious walkway leads to the head of Lion’s Rock at Boldogko Castle in northern Hungary, used as a watchtower for centuries...

My clickety-clack rural train to Debrecen, Hungary

I am on a rickety train, inching my way to Debrecen from the tiny village of Panyola in eastern Hungary. We are picking up speed now – making headway at perhaps...