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 ancient times, when Franz Josef I. used to be the…

Bohemian Poppy Seed Strudel – Authentic German

The Bohemian Poppy seed Strudel or also called “Striezel” is a German baking specialty  that comes from the Polish and Silesian cuisine but also from the Austrian part when it used to be Germany. If you want to make it as a “Striezel” the…

Original Wiener Schnitzel Recipe

Today you will learn about the Original Wiener Schnitzel Recipe. The Wiener Schnitzel is the most popular meat dish known in other countries. Its origin is quite interesting. Originally the Wiener Schnitzel is from Austria, and the name is protected by law, plus it…

Palatschinken Recipe – Austrian Pancakes

If you like pancakes you will like this recipe for Palatschinken which are thin pancakes and very similar to the French crêpes but much thinner than the American pancakes. Palatschinken contain only a few ingredients: eggs, wheat flour, milk, sugar and salt. You would…

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…

Potato Sterz – Authentic Austrian Recipe

Potato Sterz or in German “Kartoffel Sterz” is a dish that comes originally from Austria, and is very popular in Bavaria, especially in lower Bavaria. It is a simple dish that used to be the typical dish of the poor, and it can be…

Old Fashioned Filled Almond Christmas Cookies

You have found a traditional Austrian recipe for today’s Old Fashioned Filled Almond Christmas Cookies. This recipe is more than 100 years old. The cookies are little pockets filled with a  delicious almond filling. They are also called  almond pockets. Even it is an ancient…

Plum Compote from Austria – Authentic Recipe

The Plum compote from Austria is called  “Zwetschgenröster” in Austria. It is the traditional side dish that goes with  the popular “Kaiserschmarrn”, a sweet Austrian pan dish that is also well known in Germany.  In Germany we make compote (Kompott) almost from every fruit….