Monday, October 15, 2007

Bogrács

I’m sure that you have ever heard about the Hungarian Bogrács, or Hungarian bogrács gulyás (goulash). Actually do you know what is the exactly meaning of bogrács?
Bogrács means the big pot over the wood fire, like on these pictures.

Gulyás
originally uploaded by Eiko

Fish soup

Pörkölt
Originally uploaded by Zsoolt

Our "bogrács" word is Ottoman Turk of origin "bakrac" means copper-kettle and the use of the stew-pot is originated in the nomad civilization, which you can read more about here.