July 20th, 2011
Written by Rita Cook in The Welcoming Table with 0 Comments
In order to really understand and experience a country you must first take a bite of its food. Indeed, learning more about the culture with every bite. Such is the case in Hungary where the national food is goulash.The name goulash actually originates from the Hungarian word gulyás and simply means a cattle stockman or herdsman. A traditional Hungarian food dating back 300 years to when poor...
July 14th, 2011
Written by Cindy Ferraino in Setting It Straight with 0 Comments
Before the start of World War I, Hungarian Albert von Szent-Gyorgyi worked alongside his uncle, a famous professor at the University of Budapest in 1911. During that time, Szent-Gyorgyi developed a passion for research and expressed an interest in continuing his studies at the university.Unfortunately, World War I broke out and he had to give up his research to join the army. He served his...
July 6th, 2011
Written by Cindy Ferraino in "Sticky Wicket" Questions with 0 Comments
Dear Sticky Wicket,In Hungary, the personal ownership of non-hunting guns is nearly unheard of but is this factor indicative of less crime and a safer society? Do Hungarians believe that not owning guns prevents higher instances of crime? If so, what is the basis of this belief?~Gun Rights Advocate in TexasDear Gun Rights Advocate,A recent government law punishes anyone using an unregistered gun...
June 29th, 2011
Written by Patty Talahongva in Feature Stories with 0 Comments
Scattered throughout the U.S. are pockets of hyphenated Americans who come from the country of Hungary. For many, the ties to the motherland are so strong that they created organizations here to keep their culture close to them.Zsuzsa Stanfield understands the reasons. She left her hometown of Budapest 18 years ago. “I was born in Hungary. I’m from Budapest. I love Budapest,” she declares. But...
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