Sep 262017
Spaetzle Tyrolian Style - German Austrian Noodles

Spaetzle Tyrolian style is a German specialty from Tyrolia or “Tirol” in German which is actually in Austria. Spaetzle are very popular throughout the South of Germany, Austria and also in the North of Switzerland where they call them “Knoepfli”.  You can make the Spaetzle from scratch or buy them ready made. To make them … read more …

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Dec 202016
Cinnamon Rings - Austrian German Christmas Cookies

Ingredients Cinnamon Rings 150 g flour, sieved 150 g butter 1 egg yolk 70 g sugar 70 g ground almonds 1 tsp cinnamon or more zest of 1/2 lemon, organic 200 g sugar 4 tsp cinnamon Baking Instructions Cinnamon Rings – Sieve flour on a baking board. – Cut butter in small cubes. Place on … read more …

Dec 152016
Kaiserschmarrn Recipe - A Royal Dish from Austria

Kaiserschmarrn recipe is a local Austrian-German specialty that has become very popular. Let’s look first at some definitions. The word “Kaiser” means “Emperor” and “Schmarrn” means “Mishmash” in Austrian-German. Nevertheless the translation of Kaiserschmarrn has generated some debate. “Kaiser” is literally translated as “emperor”, but not the word “Schmarrn” that has different definitions such as … read more …

Sep 152016
Palatschinken Recipe - An Austrian Pancake Specialty

If you like pancakes you will like the Palatschinken recipe. Palatschinken are thin pancakes similar to the French crêpe and much thinner then the American pancakes. Palatschinken are made with eggs, wheat flour, milk, and salt, frued in a pan with butter or oil. You can fill the Palatschinken if you like, and enjoy them … read more …

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Aug 242016
German Zwiebelfleisch - Viennese Roast Beef

The German Zwiebelfleisch – Viennese Roast Beef or also called Zwiebelrostbraten is a classic German dish that is served in many regions of Germany, like in Franconia, Thuringia, Berlin, Hessen, Swabia or Vienna. If you would translate it literally it means “onion-topped roast beef with gravy”. The recipes vary by region. I want to feature … read more …

Aug 172016
Salzburger Nockerln - Traditional Dish from Austria

Salzburger Nockerln is a classic recipe from the home town of Mozart: Salzburg in Austria. The recipe can be traced back to the 17th century, and it is been said that it is featuring the hillside surrounding Salzburg:  the Gaisberg, Moenchsberg and Nonnberg. True, if you make them right you have a mountain-like structure on your plate. … read more …

Aug 152016
Plum Compote from Austria - Authentic Recipe

Plum compote from Austria is called  “Zwetschgenröster” in Austria. It is the traditional side dish to Kaiserschmarrn which is very popular in Germany especially in the South. In Germany we make compote (Kompott) almost from every fruit. It is delicious with Griessbrei (semolina pudding) or can create a nice dessert: Vanilla pudding with compote. If … read more …

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Jul 282016
Austrian Rum Balls Rumkugeln in German

  These Austrian Rumballs or in German “Rumkugeln” are almost mandatory for Christmas but, in our opinion, they taste awesome throughout the year. The rum balls are made after a traditional Austrian recipe from the good old times, when the emperor Franz Josef used to reign.  You don’t have to bake them, just make them … read more …

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