Basilica Advent Fair – Gastronomy-Tour – Budapest – 2015

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Bazilica – Street Food Boulevard.

To see a number of monuments and attractions in Budapest, it is really  an excellent place to visit, and a not to be missed city in addition to many other historical monuments in Europe. Beside among the values of the city, at the season of Advent in December with the twinkling lights bringing almost daylight, the Advent Fest arrives to the Basilica in Budapest. The Basilica venue is by itself, no mater what  time of the year is a fabulous place to visit. Also during the coming three weeks, locals and tourists visiting  the surroundings venue at the Basilica will not attend to an ordinary gastronomy-tour.  They will be rolling on a Food Boulevard of plenty! Anyone can see the fresh and unique food bites how they are prepared by their own two eyes.

Tasting of a number of Hungarian flavors, homemade delicious food to ease the hunger is the right place to be!

The first stop could be at the Finlandia, the first  time to bring to the fair steaming hot, exciting  variations of flavor cocktails. The Serbian food  can be tasted for the first time  during the Advent Fair at the “Yugoslavian Grill” stand, where veal, pljeskavica with cheese, bacon of mangalica, Tucana peppers are filled in the original receipt of flat bread. Their meals already well-known in Siófok at the Balaton Grill. Everyone knows that there is no longer a nation such as Yugoslavia.  The name Yugoslavian Grill now hold the several Member States different special meals of these  regional states. They say they collected a couple of regional food receipt and brought to taste them in Hungary. Stopping by the ZingBurger, taste the usual quality offers. Try the delicious homemade buns prepared with Angus beef or foie gras spiced with delicious crunchy onion rings. At the KOLBice wooden house, serving their own idea of handy food with mini-flavored sausages in a funnel-shaped bread. Already highly popular among locals and tourists. Tourists are already head-over-heals after tasting the mixture of mini-sausages in these „tunnel-shapped breads. May see it outside Hungarian boarders, because it is already patented throughout Europe. They have on the spot offering: GLUTEN-FREE KOLBice, FITNESS KOLBice, VEGA KOLBice, KOLB-dog. The Mexican food is closer than you think, need not have to travel miles-and-miles away to have an awesome taste. The MexKitchen offers the most popular Mexican food, burrito, quesadilla, chimichanga. Furthermore, they come with different hot cream Soups of the Day. Tried the creamy avocado – green peas soup was heavenly heavy soup. The Hungarian version of Buffalo Bill is Bill-Engorge … chicken, turkey and pork meat prepared in “offset smoker”… through simmer for hours-and-hours. So the  American Western hospitality is just at your fingertips. For the real gourmets familiar to Hungarian flavors will not  be missing, fried sausages and plenty of other Hungarian non-spicey and mild flavors to be caught up at the HunDog.

Beside easing the hunger, the sweet tooth folks will also find their taste.

Being out for a while and after becoming loaded in the street food dishes, turn your eyes over to the deserts. Visit   “The Box” – Donut wooden house. Stop  to grab a real taste of Hungarian donuts. Will surely make a real surprise for locals and foreigners use to the regular taste of donuts. Feel the difference, rich in flavors, all are handmade delicacy, dipped in Belgian  Callebaut chocolate, with premium quality ingredients and as they say … Made with love for you! Make your Day with the pálinka filled donut, look for the one with the black mustache.

A grand selection of tasty domestic freeze-dried fruits sealed in a jar of Acacia honey.Tthese are offered at the ÁMEI wooden house. This year’s new feature is the unmatchable combination of honey and fruit all in one. These handmade products go very well to spread on bread, or to give a heavenly taste in yogurt, or simply boost a cup of tea, cereal, oat-flakes or mixed with cake.

Do not expect to be on an ordinary gastronomy-tour. There is not by the foreigners well-known the goulash soup. A new chapter in street food now at the Basilica Advent Fair will be having the real Hungarian fish soup and also fresh fish will be available to support the housewives in doing their pre-shopping for Xmas meals … the Hungarians main dish at Xmas eve is eating fish in all forms.

From the opening to the closing hour at the gastronomy-tour visitors are welcomed from the nearby offices, office employees, business people to enjoy the variety of  splendid delicacies  they do not have in their everyday meals


Update, snaps Aggie Reiter

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