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This page will give you a brief introduction to all of my printed cookbooks.  You will also find a sample video recipe from each one of my cookbooks.  This new feature will serve as a guide to the type of recipes you will find in each book. 


Treasured Hungarian Family Recipes™© 1
The 1st cookbook by Canadian cookbook author Helen M. Radics, which has been featured on CTV , Life Network and numerous media outlets worldwide several times due to its true reflection of Hungary's history rich culinary world.  The book also includes dozens of photo pages for an easier recipe re-creation. 
This is book 1 of the Treasured Hungarian Family Recipes™© cookbook series, however it is a complete cookbook on its own as well.
The book is a complete cookbook with
  • Herbal Dictionary
  • Hungarian Culinary Evolution
  • Hungarian Wines
  • Menu Planning
  • Appetizers
  • Soups
  • Main Dishes
  • Hungarian Goulash
  • Chicken Paprikash
  • Breads
  • Biscuits
  • Bread sticks
  • Cakes
  • Pastries
  • Sweets / Truffles


...and so much more.







 Treasured Hungarian Family Recipes™© 2




Helen M. Radics' 2nd cookbook and also volume 2 of the Treasured Hungarian Family Recipes™© cookbook series.  The uniqueness of the cookbook series is that each book of the 3 volume series could also be used as an individual cookbook. 


The book includes dozens of photo pages for an easier recipe re-creation. 


The 2nd book by the author is another complete cookbook with the following features


  • Expanded Herbal Dictionary
  • Hungarian Red Paprika
  • Café New York of Budapest
  • Soups
  • Hungarian Goulash Section
  • Hungarian Paprikash Section
  • Meat Dishes
  • Side Dishes
  • Cakes / Pastries / Sweets
  • Truffles
  • Breads


... and so much more








Treasured Hungarian Family Recipes™© 3




If you love baking, then the author's 3rd cookbook, rather, 1st baking book is the book for you.  It is part of the Treasured Hungarian Family Recipes™© series, but could also be used as a stand-alone-cookbook as it has the same strong backbone as the other two books in the series. 


If you are giving it to someone special, lets face it, for selfish reasons (so she can create delectable desserts or artisan breads for you) then they will never notice that this book is part of a series. 


This cookbook (baking book) is unique in its content as there are almost no baking books in Hungary's culinary evolution.  That is why the author created this special collection of her family's most beloved baking recipes.  You will find something for every occasion or no occasion at all, just to make someone feel better or the fill the house with the wonderful scent of home baked artisan breads, biscuits or cookies, pastries.


The book includes dozens of photo pages for an easier recipe re-creation.


The book features


  • Café Houses of Budapest
  • Café Gerbeaud of Budapest
  • Café New York
  • Gundel Restaurant
  • Cakes
    • Birthday Cakes
    • Special Occasion Cakes
    • Christmas Cake
    • Halloween Cake
    • Valentine's Day Cake
    • Easter Cake
    • Dobos Torte
    • Eszterhazy Torte
    • Punch Cake (and more)
  • Pastries
  • Cookies (Halloween Cookies and more)
  • Breads, Bread sticks, Biscuits
  • Donuts
  • Meringues


... and so much more








Treasured Hungarian Family Recipes™©

Anniversary Edition


If you fell in love with the Treasured Hungarian Family Recipes cookbook series, then this book is for you as the author has combined all 3 of her first cookbooks and published the Anniversary Edition. 


Yes, all 3 cookbooks are in one handy book.  It is a lovely gesture to give someone a book and even more special to surprise them with a cookbook that they can use throughout the different phases of their lives.


The book includes dozens of photo pages fro an easier recipe re-creation. 










Helen's Hungarian Heritage Collection™©
In many ways this cookbook is similar to her other cookbooks, such as having an herbal dictionary and for being a complete cookbook.  However that's where the similarities stop.  This book is very unique and singular.  It will show you the lighter side a cooking as well.
The book is also complete with dozens of photo pages and fun illustrations.
  • Cooking Measurement Guide
  • Liquid Measurement Guide
  • Worldwide Measurement Chart
  • Dry Measurements
  • Oven Temperatures
  • Expanded Herbal Dictionary
  • Complete History of Hungarian Goulash
  • Hungarian Peasant Favorites
  • Soups
  • Holiday Dishes
  • Meat Dishes
  • Side Dishes
  • Sauces
  • Pastries
  • Sweets


...and so much more







Mom's Hungarian Heritage Recipes™©


This cookbook has been dedicated to Helen M. Radics' Mother and Grandmothers.  The author shares with you her family's most cherished recipes and introduces you to her family. 


It is a wonderful collection of traditional Hungarian recipes and original creations passed down for generations in her family.


The book includes dozens of photo pages for an easier recipe re-creation.




  • Hungarian Smoked Specialties
  • Hungarian Easter
  • Her Mother and Grandmothers
  • The full history of Hungarian Goulash
  • Your Pantry
  • Salads & Appetizers
  • Soups
  • Meat Dishes
  • Pasta Dishes
  • Pasta Making in Old Hungary
  • Salads
  • Deserts
  • Pastries


... and so much more








Helen's Hungarian Rhapsody of Recipes™©
Because the author has received hundreds of requests from her loyal followers and customers, she had to create a cookbook that only features Soups and Desserts.  What a success it has been.  It is amazing how many people love soups and lets face it, everyone adores dessert.  No wonder that this book became such a hit. 
First this book started out as an e-book, however more and more people asked for the printed version that it needed to be created. 
Some of the Soups and Desserts
  • Helen's Zucchini Soup
  • Bean Goulash Soup
  • Hungarian Meatball Soup
  • Goulash Soup
  • Hungarian Chicken Soup
  • Hunter Soup with Mushrooms
  • Hungarian Dumpling Soup
  • Hungarian Fish Soup
  • Green Pea Soup
  • Grandma's Chicken Soup
  • Mini Chocolate Cake
  • Eszterhazy Cake
  • Walnut Roll
  • Sacher Cake
  • Chocolate Mocha Cake
  • Lemon Meringue Cake
  • Hungarian Floating Islands
  • Sour Cherry Rum Bake
  • Chocolate Filled Pretzels
  • Hungarian Crêpes


Who can go wrong with 179 pages of soups and desserts.  You will also love the fun little "life" stories at the end of the book.  A very unique touch.







Helen's Hungarian Heritage Collection™©

Hungarian Version


Magyar Nyelvu Szakacskonyv



Helen M. Radics' first Hungarian language cookbook which is the exact translation of her English language cookbook containing all the same features and attributes as its English twin.



Az iro első Magyar nyelvű szakácskönyve amely teljesen megfelel Angol nyelvű valtozatanak.