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Imagine strolling through a Hungarian market, picking up the perfect ingredients for a delicious Hungarian meal with the help of an expert on Hungarian food, and then cooking all of that seasonal fresh produce in a private home kitchen.
If you are looking for just that – a Hungarian market tour and cooking class in English in Budapest – then this is the class for you!

We will meet you at the main entrance to the Central Market Hall, which is the biggest and the most famous indoor market in Europa and attracts shoppers for its spaciousness and architectural decor.

Your program goes like this:

9:00 – 10:30 Market tour at Budapest Central Market Hall, we select fresh ingredients needed for the cooking class and sample Hungarian specialties. Please, have just a light breakfast.

11:00 We arrive at our apartment. While we review the recipes you are served some Hungarian welcome snack and home-made palinka.

11:30-13:30 Cooking time. We prepare the dishes you have chosen previously. Soup, main course, dessert.

13:30–15:00 After cooking we eat the meals together and informally explore Hungarian culture, folklore, customs and traditions.

The price includes:
  • A 6 hour long guided culinary and cultural adventure
  • A visit to the Central Market Hall – you are going to sample Hungarian specialties at the market, so please have just a light breakfast
  • All the ingredients necessary for the class
  • 3 course meal
  • Wine
  • Palinka (Hungarian fruit brandy)
  • Water, coffee, tea
  • Transport from the market to our home
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Central Market Hall
Culinary Hungary Home Cooking Class and Market Tour
Overview
Uncover the staples and secrets of Hungarian cuisine in a way you couldn’t do alone with this market tour and private Hungarian home cooking class in Budapest. Dive deeper into Budapest’s Central Market Hall than you could independently to find the right ingredients, and visit your host’s home to prep a 3-course meal under guidance. Finally, savor your creations as you hear about Hungarian food and customs—insight you’d otherwise miss.
Highlights
  • Discover Budapest’s true culinary scene on a private home cooking tour
  • Dig deeper into local food than alone: tour the central market with a local
  • Unique insight into Hungary’s cooking, with private class at local home
  • Enjoy your meal with wine, and hear about local food culture from your host
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Reviewed 11 July 2018
Fantastic

We had a really great experience with Andrew. All these 5 star reviews are true. The market tour was fun, interesting, and we got to taste a lot of good foods. The actual cooking class was also very fun, really educational, and just a great...More

Thank BAnd18
Reviewed 8 July 2018
An day to remember

We met Andrew in the Central Market where he provided us with traditional Hungarian foods from the upstairs food court (all tasty) before shopping for the ingredients we needed to make our choice of the 3 course lunch menu. Once finished shopping, we were taken...More

Thank Heidy W
Reviewed 3 May 2018
So much fun!

This was a perfect way to get to know more about Hungarian culture. We spent the day with Andrew, our chef. In the morning we toured a huge Hungarian market which included many snacks. Go hungry!! Andrew purchased all we needed for our previously chosen...More

Thank Gardenguru15
Reviewed 23 February 2018
Fun and informative, everything I'd hoped for, with a delicious, hearty meal to share together !

Agnes's market tour and cooking class was wonderful. The Great Market Hall, built in 1897, is vast and beautiful and very lively, and I would have been overwhelmed visiting by myself. Agnes explained traditions and customs and pointed out odd and interesting things as we...More

1  Thank mlmcconnelldc
Reviewed 29 December 2017
Great fun shopping and making delicious food in a relaxed environment

We totally enjoyed this market tour, cooking, and eating experience! Andrew kindly guided us through the entire market at our own pace. We got to see and experience so much more than if we had been there ourselves. Then, we had a blast cooking three...More

Thank dhwright
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