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He called the collection the "Dobos Memorial Gastronomy Museum," in reference to the most prized possessions: personal papers, photographs, letterhead, inscribed books, and baking equipment that belonged to József Dobos, the great 19th-century Hungarian cookbook author and pastry chef who created the Dobos torta, a fancy layer cake stuffed with chocolate butter-cream and topped with a layer of crispy caramel.


Carolyn Banfalvi explores mementos of Hungary's culinary past at
A Sweet Museum You'll Never Find

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George Konkoly-Thege

George Konkoly-Thege is a Hungarian freelance photographer who was born in Pécs. His work has been exhibited around the world, most recently at the Nehru Centre in London. He has been widely published in magazines, newspapers, and books. His most recently photographed book was Food Wine Budapest (Little Bookroom). When he is not on the road--as he is much of the time--he lives in Budapest, in an apartment just a few steps from the Danube. Check out his Web site for more.
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