Hungarian bistro opens in Combe Martin

08:57 26 May 2014

Dinner is served! Ildi McIndoe serves up a pot of something delicious at Nanna

Dinner is served! Ildi McIndoe serves up a pot of something delicious at Nanna's Kitchen.

Archant

New cafe bistro with traditional Hungarian food opens near the seafront.

HOME cooking from Hungary is on the menu in Combe Martin with the arrival of Nanna’s Kitchen.

The new Hungarian café and bistro at Hangman Path near the seaside has been opened by Ildi McIndoe from Appledore, fulfilling a lifelong ambition.

Ildi has lived in England for most of her life, but has never lost a love for her native Hungary or its cuisine and even started up a series of Hungarian Supper Clubs at North Devon venues.

“I learned to cook Hungarian food from my mother, grandmother and my mother’s friend from an early age,” she said.

“I continued with my favourite dishes throughout, which my four children always loved.

“My mum Julianna and my dad divorced when I was two and she came over to England with me and just a suitcase in 1956 to escape the Hungarian Uprising against the Communists.”

Ildi and her family moved to North Devon six years ago after decades of holidaying in the area and she discovered many people had a liking for Hungarian cuisine.

Examples include flatbread, pancakes, ‘Rakott Krumpli’ – a layered potato bake – plus goulash of course, as well as paprikás csirke - chicken in paprika sauce,

“It’s traditional Hungarian dishes, home cooked – just the stuff that my mum would cook for us,” she added.

“All the people in Combe Martin have been very supportive, welcoming, pleased to see me and wished me well in my venture.”

Nanna’s Kitchen is currently open from Wednesday to Saturday.

1 comment

  • Missing links - phone number & correct opening hours!!!!!!!!

    Report this comment

    wiselady1950

    Friday, May 30, 2014

The views expressed in the above comments do not necessarily reflect the views of this site

Other News Stories

Yesterday, 11:50
Chancellor George Osborne laid out his plan for the South West at Appledore Shipyard on Friday. Picture: Jasmine Little

George Osborne made the pledge during a speech at Appledore Shipyard this morning (Friday)

Read more
Yesterday, 10:53
The submerged car in Appledore. Picture: Andy Willterton.

Coastguard and a local tractor driver attempted to rescue the vehicle yesterday (Thursday) which is still stuck in the sand.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:06
Caravans moved onto Barnstaple's Rock Park earlier  this evening (Wednesday).

Enforcement officers called off as encampment vacates Rock Park.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:42
Unveiling the Conservative six point plan for the South West.

The Chancellor is paying a visit to Appledore Shipyard this morning (Friday) to announce, among other things, improvements to A361 Link Road.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:20
The Hobby Horse

From agriculture shows and food fairs to railway shows and picnics - there is loads to do in North Devon this bank holiday weekend.

Read more
Yesterday, 08:47
Russell Cheesman, who was found dead in Bideford on Sunday, October 26.

Russell Cheesman, 32, was found dead near Bideford skate park having taken a number of drugs and drinking alcohol.

Read more
Thu, 17:51
New North Devon Council deputy leader Pat Barker and leader Des Brailey.

Annual meeting sees the formation of a new Conservative led administration

Read more
Thu, 14:01
The inquest was held at Bideford Town Hall this morning (Thursday).

Julian Renouf, 37, died in April last year during a ‘tragic accident’ after fishing vessel overturned, trapping him underneath.

Read more
Thu, 14:00
Westward Ho! Picture: Stephen Ring

Double header for Westward Ho! with a coveted Blue Flag plus Seaside Award, but others receive a share of the spoils too...

Read more
Thu, 12:18

Inspector overturns council’s decision ot refuse 59 homes at Mead Park

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 12°C

min temp: 12°C

Most Read News

Great British Life


Great British Life
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
North Devon Football League
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the North Devon Gazette e-edition today E-edition



North Devon's trusted business finder