Our kitchen is tiny and restaurant meals are comparatively inexpensive and VERY tasty, so we eat out a lot. Fortunately, the menus often have English translations underneath the Hungarian descriptions (or we’re given English language menus), but those translations can be pretty funny (to a native English speaker). Of course, we REALLY appreciate the effort to help us pathetic non-Hungarian speakers, so I don’t mean to mock the thoughtful restauranteurs. If not for the translations, we’d never know what we were eating. But sometimes, even with the translations, we still don’t know what we’re eating!
Here are a few that made us laugh: