Third Year’s Fish Festival – Budapest

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 Between February 19. – 22. 2015., the domestic and  fish brought from over the Sea will be cooked and  served at the 3rd. Budapest Fish Festival.

Even though this will be the third occasion of having the Fish Festival, the number of visitors have increased year-by-year, therefore the venue had to be moved to a larger scene to take place. So in the 2015 it will be arranged at the Vajdahunyadvár  – City Park – in Budapest.No surprise for the Hungarians to hear, but for the foreigners it is most probably three names to keep in mind  from the three in rich of rivers and pond … the fish  from the capital of Baja and Szeged  and  the Hortobágyi  Fishfarm  will be represented at the festival. Baja, beside other well-known  dedicates, is famous of the Fish Soup A’la Baja and also Fish Soup A’la Szeged. Both difference in flavorings and. The Baja fish soup has  typical soup garnishes, with match formation pasta and Szeged with its flavor. Both really mouth-watering served as not sturdy soup, but if someone likes it hot spicy yummy taste fish soup, that is the place to be. Most sure once the foreigners taste these soup will remember it for a lifetime.

At the festival beside the traditional Hungarian cuisine there wi ll be chance to meet and taste again  the international fish dishes, such as the subtleties of Asian recipes, French fish soup, special Bulgarian and Portuguese fish preparations. For caviar lovers the famous Russian caviar will not be missing. An exciting and unique culinary experience, awaits for those who visit the venue. Will be present the „Tiszalők fishermen”…  last year’s audience awarded cooking a giant catfish in a 5000 liters pot  offering to get a taste of it.

Three years ago István Necz, the organiser dreamt of the event,  and kept  no secret that their goal was to encourage people to have more often fish food  in their daily menu and to have its beneficial effects enjoying the fish culture in the Hungarian gastronomy.

Following the tradition, this year on “Gluttonous Thursday”, will offer the fish delights 50% off.

On Saturday, the organizers invite cooking lovers to participate in a contest. This year for the first time cooking invitation was announced   also to the primary and secondary schools pupils in joining the competition. The winner class will  as a top prize will  receive a trip tour to the Lake Balaton.

The festival is open for all to visit free of charge.

Update by Aggie Reiter

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