AUSTRIAN POTATO SALAD (ERDÄPFELSALAT) – VIENNA, AUSTRIA

This delicious Austrian potato salad is the traditional accompaniment to wiener schnitzel, one of the principal delicacies of Austria. It is light, cool and when combined with schnitzel and lingonberry sauce, it is absolutely DEVINE! This simple dish uses basic, common ingredients and is quick and easy to prepare. In addition to schnitzel, it is…

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REFRESHING SOUR CREAM & CUCUMBER SALAD (RAHMGURKENSALAT) – VIENNA, AUSTRIA

This recipe is the perfect side salad for a hearty main meal. Sour cream and cucumber salad is a simple, fresh and delicious traditional addition to a Viennese schnitzel dish as it is light and compliments the breaded meat beautifully! Sour cream and cucumber salad is particularly common in Austria, Hungary, and Poland. It works…

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HEARTWARMING VIENNESE POTATO SOUP (ALTWIENER ERDÄPFELSUPPE) – VIENNA, AUSTRIA

December has arrived and Christmas is almost upon us! If now isn't the best time to eat some delicious, heartwarming Viennese potato soup, then I don't know what is! This soup is a hot and hearty medley of potatoes, carrots, and celeriac, combined with various herbs and spices. It is the perfect cozy evening meal…

HEARTY & TRADITIONAL PAELLA VALENCIANA – VALENCIA, SPAIN

Being in Spain for a month, we couldn't NOT make a traditional Paella Valenciana! A range of more simplistic and more varied paella dishes exist across the world today. However, this recipe is truly authentic and traditional, learned from scratch in Seville, Spain. Paella Valenciana gets its name from its origins in Valencia, Spain. However,…